New Delhi: Modi government on Wednesday told the Parliament that it penalized 58 bureaucrats for non-performance.
In a written reply, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh stated in Lok Sabha that since May 2014, 13 Central Civil Service or All India Service officers were dismissed, removed or compulsory retired from government service for unsatisfactory performance. He added that the government also imposed penalty pension cuts on 45 other bureaucrats.
Singh added that the government directed the respective cadre-controlling authority of central services to periodically monitor disciplinary cases against officers.
He said that the status of all delayed cases of sanction was being monitored on a quarterly basis by a committee chaired by the Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training and all necessary measures were being taken to resolve the delayed cases.
Singh further stated that the Government issued instructions to all ministries and departments regarding proper time-bound submission of proposals to the cadre controlling authority so that disciplinary proceedings against IAS officers could be initiated. (Photo: The Huffington Post)