Jabalpur collector orders to withhold his own salary for failure to resolve outstanding complaints: The Tribune India

Jabalpur, December 28

Angered by the delay in clearing a large number of pending complaints from citizens on the Chief Minister’s helpline, the Jabalpur district collector in Madhya Pradesh ordered his own salary to be withheld as well as that a few other officers for December, an official said on Tuesday.

According to a statement released on Monday, district collector Karamveer Sharma ordered the district treasurer to carry out the order to this effect.

The tax collector also ordered officers’ salaries for this month to be withheld for upholding the complaints for more than 100 days, it was said.

Sharma released the guidelines while conducting a department-level review of pending complaints filed on the chief minister’s helpline during a meeting held at the Panchayat district office on Monday, the official said.

The collector asked agents to be sensitive and to deal with complaints on time. Not a single complaint should be left unattended, he said.

Sharma further ordered that the salaries of deputy city commissioners be withheld for negligence in dealing with cleanliness and helpline issues.

The collector ordered to withhold the increase in some tehsildars for negligence in eliminating income cases and the PIU (Project Implementation Unit) executive engineer for lethargy in handling various cases, the statement said.

A presentation notice was sent to a district marketing officer for not attending the meeting, it was said.

Sharma ordered officials to deal with all complaints, whether they are related to the CM hotline or Samadhan, within the allotted time, and asked them to deal with complaints that have been outstanding for more than 100 days from now. on December 31, the official added. PTI