Punjab issues suspension order to 8 civic officers for irregularities in bldg construction

By Accommodation Times Bureau

JALANDHAR

In a move to quash irregularities in construction of buildings, on Thursday Navjot Singh Sidhu, Local Bodies Minister suspended 8 officers alleged of Municipal Corporation.

The authority and other officials examined the already constructed illegal building and under construction on Thursday.

The minister ordered the issuance of charge sheet against 10 officials and suspension order of 8 officers.

According to an official release, there are 8 officers who have placed under suspension.

Singh alleged that a large number of illegal buildings have come up in the state due to these officers assistance.

The charge sheet is being issued under Rule 8 of the Municipal Act, he said.

Senior town planner (STP) and two municipal town planners (MTPs) were also suspended.

Officers have been spread across the state to curb coming up of illegal building in the state. They are been divided into the different zone to trace easily, it said.





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