Agriculture Minister directs to take disciplinary action

Raipur: The Minister for Agriculture and WRD Ravindra Choubey during his tour to Bemetara held review meeting with District-level officers in the Collectorate and reviewed about paddy procurement from farmers.

He said that in this work no farmers should face any type of inconvenience and this should be ensured by all the officers. The Cabinet Minister Ravindra Choubey on this occasion was not satisfied with the reply from Dy. Registrar and directed to take disciplinary action against him. Similarly on finding charges of serious irregularities against the SDO (Rural Engineering Services) Berla RK Ganjir, the WRD Minister directed to take necessary action against him as well.

MLA Bemetara Chabda

MLA Bemetara Chabda during the meeting gave information about dereliction of duty in construction of CC Road in village Gram Raveli of his VS area. Agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey on finding absence of two EE (Project) Ashalata Gupta directed the Collector to issue showcause notice to her. Through intake valve of Sheonth river, a total of 97 villages of Bemetara district are being supplied potable drinking water.

Since the concerned officer was not present in the meeting, therefore review of her department could not be done and on top of it she had not even sent a representative in the meeting. Further the Cabinet Minister also directed to suspend two teachers for violation under ‘CG Civil Services Conduct Act’.

Out of the two teachers, one is Ashutosh Pandey posted in Government School Mohrenga and other is Virendra Kumar Tandon posted in Government School Anandgaon and he has been transferred to Government School, Batar. Despite getting relieved from this school, both of them have not joined the new place of posting till date and there are reports that the students have been misguided and there are changes of lockout in the School in Anandgaon.

Further on absence of any responsible officer from the Forest Department, WRD Minister Ravindra Choubey also expressed annoyance. On this occasion MLA Bemetara- Ashish Chabda, MLA Navagarh Gurudayal Singh Banjare, District Panchayat president Kavita Sahu, Shikha Rajput Tiwari, SP Prashant Thakur, CEO District Panchayat Prakash Kumar Sarva and other officers were present.

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