x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Nine District & Sessions Judges transferred, Seven Sub-Judges get additional Charge | EC to convene meeting on Friday over assembly polls in J-K | PM holds mega roadshow in Varanasi, witnesses Ganga aarti | Army concerned about human rights, but time hasn’t come for any rethink on AFSPA: General Bipin Rawat | Suspension Of IAS Officer Who Checked PM Modi's Chopper Put On Hold | Jammu: Lok Adalat settles 376 cases | Traffic Police issue advisory for NHW travellers | Rs 14000 fine recovered from erring traders at Kupwara | DFCO team seals errant Pickle manufacturing unit | General Observer chairs 2nd phase training of Micro Observers at Leh | Have joined politics to find solutions to problems faced by people: Gambhir | UN Security Council reform most important, yet stagnating process: India | ED files supplementary charge sheet against O P Chautala | Biz can apply for revoking cancellation of GST registration by July 22: CBIC | 2.9 million children in India miss first dose of measles vaccine: UNICEF | Former Army chief Dalbir Suhag appointed Indian envoy to Seychelles | Post-Balakot, Pakistan scrambled jets from 8 bases. Was 10 minutes late: IAF report | Two Hizib Militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight | Two govt employees, relatives of PDP's ex-MLA participate in election rally, violate MCC | NEET exams to be conducted on May, 5 , 9,250 aspirants taking part from Kashmir | Congress alone can defeat fascist forces: G.A. Mir | Punjab based fraudster arrested for setting up fake visa company in Jammu | I-T Dept searches premises of kin of ex-minister Imran Reza Ansari | Jain assumes charge of Director ACB | SC refuses urgent hearing on plea to bar candidates from contesting polls from two seats | NEET 2019: Four more exam centres in Kashmir Valley to accommodate 9,250 aspirants | Army creates history, to induct women as jawans in Military Police | Governor expresses grief over loss of lives in Doda accident | Income tax raids Srinagar localities | Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter; arms and ammunition recovered | DB directs Principal Secy Works to file response regarding release of funds | BGSBU Rajouri celebrates 'Earth Day' | BCET Samba students develop 'Electric Bike' | CLJU holds FC, Syndicate meetings | Delegation of TNWS calls on Advisor Sharma | JIAR celebrated world meningitis day | TDF expresses concern over increasing road accidents | Horrizon Eleven lifts Winter Shield T20 Cup | 15th J&K State Wushu C'ship commences | Seminar organized | Three TOT programme on drug de-addiction organized | JU team brings laurels in Pencak Silat championship | GDC Bishnah students bid adieu to outgoing students | Two day workshop on "Robotics" inaugurated | World Earth day celebrated at SMVDU | DDHS School organizes programme on Swachchta | Training activities conducted during NCC camp | Family issue keeps 'PDP scion' away from polls | Mehbooba gets new name "Leader of 1905 People" of Kashmir | 'Mehbooba takes refuge in J&K's special status as defeat stares at her' | Mehbooba's brother, close relatives stayed away from polling booths | Ex-BJP minister issues directions to ERA officials! | Embezzlement of Rs 1.42 Cr surfaces in RDD Rajouri | Another doc refuses to continue as in-charge principal | Executive Officer flouts rules, utilizes user charges in payment of salary | Gross injustice with Jammu | Terror funding case: Delhi court extends separatist leader Yasin Malik's custody till May 24 | Denied permission to hoist national flag, Kishtwar college student held protest against college management | ACB arrests Patwari taking bribe | Five dead, Eleven injured as landslides hits Mini bus | New rules to make anti-corruption bodies effective | Govt teachers flay Kathua admin for betrayal | PC supports NC during Srinagar LS polls | Boundary wall of AIIMS Vijaypur broken | Pak militant belonging to LeT arrested in Baramulla, paraded before media | Emergency hospital Pranu has only plinth | Man found dead under mysterious circumstances | Dilapidated condition of Bhera -Qasab road irk local residents | Three day teacher-student training workshop concludes | JK Bank signs MoU with GMC Srinagar for upgradation of Banking infrastructure; Dedicates Ambulance under CSR | Sat directs ERA officials to take up restoration works in Jammu West | Vehicles carrying perishable food items be exempted from NH ban: Shah Faesal | Voters' meet organized at Voter corner in High Court | Congress alone can safeguard special status of J&K: Mir | No one ready to take over JeM leadership in Kashmir: Army | Mehbooba Mufti leads protest rally in Pulwama over suspension of LoC trade | Voter turnout in Bijbehara, Anantnag a lesson for Mehbooba: Omar | Communal polarization in elections has posed threat to democracy: Harsh | Ghari Panchayat craving for basic facilities | Heavy rains wreak havoc in Chenab Valley | Employees for digitization of records without salary, PF | Rains Lash Kashmir, Thunderstorm hits Jammu | Chaman Lal endorses review decision on LOC trade by Govt | Life returns to normal in Kashmir | Highway ban: HC gives Govt 7 days to reply to petitions | HC seeks State & UoI's response to extension of Edu benefits to non-migrant KPs too | Leh DEO inspects SVEEP in Trans-Singhe-la areas | Restrictions imposed around examination centers in Baramulla | Power shut down | JCCI urges Governor to take action against 'Tainted Babus' | School Education Department inspects Private schools | Red Cross organises Blood donation camp | Prevention of beggary: DM Srinagar orders strict action against soliciting of alms at public places | EE PWD (R&B) Gandoh suspended, enquiry initiated on the Piyakul road accident | Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce visits SICOP Udhampur | NIA summons Geelani's grandson Anees-ul-Islam | Police arrests 9 drug peddlers in JK | 4 bovine rescued, smuggler arrested | Defunct ARTO office Samba irks people | SNCF organizes blood donation camps | Fire damages 5 shops in Sopore town | BSF vehicle meets accident in north Kashmir, no casualties | Kashmir centric leadership not for solving Kashmir problem | Malaria is preventable as well as treatable | If Pakistan rules out war against India why should it not end export of terror? | Back Issues  
 
news details
ACD Kishtwar orders mass scale transfers under garb of elections
123 GRS, 29 JEs, VLWs, MPWs, 5 Technical assistants among those transferred
10/23/2018 11:14:14 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik
Early Times Report
srinagar, Oct 23: In a blatant misuse of official position under the garb of Panchayat elections, the controversial Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Kishtwar Anil Kumar Chandial issued mass scale transfers of employees in Rural Development Department which was made public today after keeping the same under carpet for two days.
As per the details available with "Early Times" ACD Kishtwar whose office was facing the allegations of mass scale corruption in terms of releasing of funds to various blocks under MGNREGA and other centrally sponsored schemes vide order No. 64 of ACDK of 2018 dated 21-10-2018 with endorsement No. ACDK/Estt/2018-19/9222-9360 issued the transfer orders of 123 GRS posted in 13 blocks of Kishtwar.
Surprisingly, many influential GRS were retained while majority of them were posted against the choice posting despite the fact that under MGNREGA Act, GRS cannot be transferred since they have no say or role in election process and it is only the concerned BDO who is the part of the election process and can be transferred in case the said officer is local.
Similar is the case with MPWs, JEs and Technical Assistants who too have no role in election process as was communicated to "Early Times" by the senior officer in election department who assured to look into the issue.
"In compliance to the Chief Electoral of J&K order No. 5449/CEO/POIT/2018/2582-2603 Dated 10-10-2018 and DDCK/Plg/Pyt-Elc-530/FY19/6876-78 dated 17-10-2018 and secretary to Govt. Dept. of RD&PR/Estt/GA/128/2017, dated 17-10-2018 and in order to ensure free and fair elections, the following Gram Rozgar Sevaks (GRS) are hereby transferred with immediate effect," reads the order.
Among the 123 transferred GRS, 55 GRS has been shown place of posting in the same area which could not be understand after scrutiny of the controversial order.
Similarly, another order No. 63-ACDK-2018 dated 21-10-2018 was issued in terms of transfer of 29 JEs, VLWs and MPWS on similar terms and condition and as per the insiders there was huge embezzlement in issuing such orders at behest of the political master to accommodate the 'blue eyed' employees under the garb of transfers to felicitate free and fair Panchayat elections.
Five Technical Assistants were transferred vide order No. 62-ACDK-2018 dated 21-10-2018 once again under the garb of Panchayat election.
An angry employee asked: "Why politicians and senior officials are running after disturbing the lives of poor employees like GRS who get just Rs. 6000-8000 salary? Why senior officers like ADDC Kishtwar, SDM Padder, DPO Kishtwar, SDM Marwah, Tehsildars, District Animal Husbandry Officials, District Officer Youth Service & Sports and other District Officers who are also locals have not been transferred by the election authorities? Why Assistant Professors and Professors of Kishtwar Degree College who are also locals and posted in the same college since last 10-15 years have not been transferred?"
Another employee of RDD department urged the Chief Electoral Officer J&K to take serious note of the mess created by ACD Kishtwar by issuing non-entity transfers under the garb of elections. Many employees suspect foul play in issuing these transfers and called upon Governor Satya Pal Malik to order probe into running of transfer industry and examine all the transfers issued from ACD Office in last one year.
It is pertinent to mention that in a significant development with regard to checking of ongoing corruption in the RDD Kishtwar, Prem Nath Koul, the Ombudsmen MGNREGA Kishtwar & Doda vide letter No. 109-124 Dated 6-09-2018 took the note of report published by the "Early Times" in its 5-9-2018 edition highlighting the open corruption going on in the office of ACD Kishtwar & seek the details from ACD Kishtwar, Assistant Director Planning posted in the office of ACD Kishtwar, Executive Engineer Rural Engineering Wing of RDD, all the 13 Block Development Officers of Kishtwar District to submit point wise detail report pertaining to their respective blocks pertaining to their roles in the corruption that prevails in the RDD department.
There was also reports of massive embezzlement on account of money withdrawn by the ACD office Kishtwar during the year 2016-17 and 2017-18 on account of administrative charges which runs in crores and required to be probed.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU