SRINAGAR,: 30 employees of various wings of agriculture department were found absent from duty on Tuesday during a surprise check by Director Agriculture Kashmir.
The visiting Director checked the attendance of various offices, including Deputy Director (M&E), Joint Director Inputs, Potato Development Officer, Director Rakhs& Farms, I.T. Section, Accounts Section, Project Coordinator Mushrooms, Assistant Director Law Enforcement, Mushroom Specialist Srinagar, Asstt Entomologist Srinagar &Div Seed Certification Officer.
The Director as per rules issued an administrative action against the absentees.
The officers found absent from their offices without seeking proper permission and making an entry in the movement register, were directed to explain their position through their respective controlling officers within three days, failing which warranted action under rules would be initiated against them, press statement said.
The Director directed all the concerned officers to strictly adhere to the office timings so that people do not face hardships, it added.