Chandigarh: The Haryana Right to Service (RTS) Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 20,000 on a Senior Sanitary Inspector for not fulfilling his duties.
Giving information regarding an incident, Commission Secretary Meenaxee Raj said the on-receipt of a complaint from a resident of Sector-12A, Gurugram regarding lack of sanitation prevailing in his area, which is under the purview of the notified service, the Commission took immediate cognisance of the complaint and in the investigation, it was found that the complaint was valid and negligence was found in the work of Senior Sanitary Inspector of that area, though he was having a good strength of 1600 sweepers at his disposal.
She said the Commission further imposed a penalty of Rs 20,000 on Senior Sanitary Inspector Rishipal Malik for not fulfilling his duties.
She said the Commission, on receipt of the complaint, had directed Municipal Corporation Gurugram Commissioner Mukesh Ahuja to take immediate cognisance of the concern. In reply of the Commissioner, it was evident that the sector was plagued with a lot of garbage and the same was only lifted after the intervention of the Commission.
Along with imposing the fine, the Commission expressed its disappointment at the work of Rishipal Malik, even after having a good amount of manpower. During the investigation, it was even revealed that the concerned officer was not aware of the Right to Service (RTS) timelines fixed under the Haryana Right to Service Act, 2014 for various public services being delivered by them.