Food supply department inspectors up ante against their DFSC
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
In a bizarre incident, inspectors of Punjab food and civil supplies department, Mansa has raised their voice against the corrupt behavior of their district incharge-Dr Nimal Singh.
Inspectors of Mansa district has lodged their compliant with the food and civil supplies department minister, against their own district incharge- district food and supplies controller, Mansa, Dr Nirmal Singh.
In their complaint, the inspectors of food and civil supplies department have leveled serious corruption charges against the DFSC Dr Nirmal Singh.
They alleged that the said officer threaten them with dire consequences, demand illegal gratification from them, pressurizing them to do illegal work. He is demanding money from the field staff in one context or other.
As per the inspectors, DFSC Dr Nirmal Singh is not even sparing the rice shellers. He is demanding bribe from them to allow them to work in the upcoming season.
They also submitted a personnel expenditure list of the officer and alleged that the officer is pressuring them to clear his personnel bills, since he joined at Mansa. As per the list a total of Rs 1,16,355/- were incurred by the officer on himself and is forcing them to clear the bills.
Interestingly, the list includes 2 bottles of Black Dog whisky, packing of dry milk, hand wash bucket, mug, fridge, gas cylinder, salary of two care takers, hotel room rent, guest house rent, kitchen material etc.
Today, the members of Inspector Food Supply Union, Mansa met the director, food and civil supplies and appraised him about the situation and submitted a written complaint.
On the other hand, Inspector food supply union, Punjab has extended their support to their counterparts. The spokesperson of the union said “wherever in Punjab, any member of their union (inspectors) is unnecessarily harassed by the authorities, they will raise their voice against him/her.”
Food supply department inspectors up ante against their DFSC. Meanwhile, DFSC Mansa, Dr Nirmal Singh can’t be contacted for his comments.