SRINAGAR: The State government has decided to terminate at least 51 top officials for their alleged involvement in corrupt practices.
Quoting reliable sources reports said that a final call has already been taken by the Mufti Sayeed led government in this regard.
Sources said that Government has acted on the recommendations made by the State Vigilance Organization (SVO) and Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
Scores of top officials including some bureaucrats have been facing corruption charges. SVO, according to reliable sources, has reportedly presented a list of 51 top officials who had served in different departments in the state. SVO has described all these 51 officials as the most corrupt and thus had asked the government to go tough against these officials, said an official wishing anonymity.
CNS quoting these sources said that government has already handed over the termination orders to these officials and they have been directed to collect their three months salaries in coming two to three days. Any official terminated by the government is supposed to draw three months salary at a time before he stops reporting in the concerned department. These officials have also been asked to draw their three months salaries at one time, said an official.
Insiders in General Administrative Department said that those who have been terminated are both IAS and KAS officers. There are officials from PHE and R&B department. Top officials from SRTC, Social Welfare Department, Urban and Local Bodies, Finance Department are in the list. Sources added that ex-boss of a Corporation is also in the list of terminating officers.
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