Weeding out Corruption Menace From JK

Weeding out Corruption Menace From JK

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Corruption in Jammu and Kashmir has been a serious issue. In the erstwhile State it was no less than a moral pandemic . The Government of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has taken series of steps to weed out this menace of corruption from Jammu and Kashmir.The Anti Corruption Bureau is also showing much vigour in acting tough against menace of corruption in Jammu and Kashmir.
J-K government on Thursday terminated the services of eight of its employees including four JKAS officers and a doctor, against whom there were charges of corruption, as a part of the process to remove “deadwood” from the administration, officials sources said.
They said that the government dispensed the services of the eight employees under Article 226 (2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service Regulations.
Just recently, Anti Corruption Bureau received a written complaint alleging therein that employees of FCI Depot Srinagar are unnecessarily delaying to unload the Truck and issuance of challan thereof.

The complainant approached the ACB for taking legal action against Abdul Qayoom, Manager and other employees of the FCI (Food Corporation of India), Shaheed Gang Srinagar. It was revealed that more than 200 vehicles per month are unloaded at FCI Shaheed Gang Srinagar. Manager and other officials use delaying tactics for unloading of vehicles and demand bribe for issuance of challan.
The Anti Corruption Bureau of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a Panchayat Secretary of Rural Development Department for accepting bribe.
In a statement issued  by Anti Corruption Bureau, it has been mentioned that a complaint was received in the office of the ACB PS Central, J&K, Jammu against Mohd Sharief son of Mishri resident of Draba Khatana of Tehsil Surankote of District Poonch, presently posted as Secretary (RDD Deptartment) of Panchayat Draba Khatana, Block Bafliaz alleging therein that the accused is demanding bribe of rupees 5000 per file for release of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(PMAY) 1st installment from the beneficiaries of the said scheme who are homeless poor villagers of Panchayat Halqa Draba Khatana through the complainant who happens to be the Sarpanch of that Panchayat.
In line with our zero-tolerance for corruption policy, we are weeding out corrupt officials after thorough inquiries,” a senior official in the J&K administration told NDTV.
The efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Government on weeding out Corruption isva setup in right direction .

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