To ensure transparency, decisiveness, sensitiveness and development in Gujarat, as part of instructions given by Vijay Rupani after he took over as Chief Minister, 3,464 staffers of Revenue, Panchayat and Police departments have faced punitive actions, including suspension and transfer, for “lapses”. In a release, the government said that after taking charge as CM, Rupani had in his first meeting with top bureaucrats, district collectors and senior police officials laid down his priorities for transparency, decisiveness, sensitiveness and development in the administration.
With respect to CM’s vision, a campaign was launched in all 33 districts to take strict action against “erring” government officials. The government has given strict instructions to ensure common man gets “corruption free” administration, the release said.
Following the campaign, 14 police officials were suspended and 725 transferred. As many as 23 ASI and 151 head constables faced punitive actions. In the Revenue and the Panchayat departments, 20 officials have been suspended. Moreover, 565 officials belonging to the two departments were transferred, the release added.