2 Education officials transferred due to administrative mismanagement

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ATTOCK, MAR 3 (DNA) – Two officials of the Education Department Attock were transferred due to alleged malpractices and administrative mismanagement. The transferred officers include District Education Authority (DEA) chief executive officer (CEO) Dr Javaid Iqbal and assistant director (AD) administration Muslim Khan.

Sources in the Education Department informed that Member of the

National Assembly from Attock Major (retd) Tahir Sadiq met with Punjab

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and apprised him about the alleged

malpractices and administrative mismanagement by the DEA CEO and his

right hand AD administration.

There were unrest among the teaching community over poor state of

affairs especially related to issuance of regularization orders,

salaries, transfers and hiccups in their promotions, the sources said.

The sources said the DEA CEO came under spotlight when he appointed

his two daughters and one other relative in the Education Department

in violation of merit and domicile policy.

Later, the appointment letters were canceled when the local candidates

protested against the appointments outside his office, the sources

said.

The sources further informed that the AD administration was creating

unnecessary obstacles in issuance of regularization orders of teachers

due to his personal interests.

The sources said the matter of malpractice came under notice of the

local MNA who brought the sorry state of affairs in the notice of the

Punjab chief minister who took prompt action against the officials

concerned.

In this connection, the Education Department vide its notification

SO(E-I) i-51/2014 placed the services of DEA CEO at the disposal of

the Education Department while DEA administrator transferred the AD

administration to Jand with immediate effect. When contacted, deputy

commissioner Attock Ali Anann Qammar confirmed that both the officials

were transferred and directed to relive from their posts immediately.=DNA