Director urban local bodies Kashmir Riyaz Wani Thursday placed at least 13 employees of Municipal Committee Pampore under suspension during his surprise visit to the Saffron town. The employees were suspended for their unauthorised absence from duties, sources said.
The Director made an extensive tour of the Saffron town and took stock of ongoing developmental works.
He expressed his displeasure over improper sanitation in the area and directed the concerned authorities to put emphasis for the proper sanitation of the area.
He also directed the sanitation staff of Pampore Municipality to launch special sanitation drives in the area.
Pertinently, the locals in Pampore had many a times attributed the unhealthy living conditions in the town to the callous attitude of the employees on the Municipal Committee.
When Kashmir Vision contacted Executive officer Municipal committee Pampore, Mohammad Ismail Mir, he confirmed that thirteen employees have been put under suspension.
However, he was quick to add that Director has authorized me to take action against all those who are habitual of remaining absent due to which number of suspended employees may increase.