SUSPENSION: Maluka suspends clerk

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Chandigarh, November 22, 2012: The Punjab Education Minister Sikander Singh Maluka today recommended the suspension of Pawanjit Singh, a clerk in office of District Education Officer, Nawanshahr after receiving 14 affidavits leveling serious allegations of corruption against him.

Directing Director Administration in the office of DPI, Secondary to submit a complete report within 15 days in this matter, the Education Minister made the Headquarter of suspended employee in the office of circle education officer, Jalandhar.

Maluka categorically said that there was zero tolerance for corruption in the Education department and reiterated his commitment to ensure total transparency at every level in the department. He exhorted the employees as well as the common people to bring in his notice any incident of corruption so that erring officials should be punished.

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Thursday, November 22, 2012