PCS officer suspended by Punjab govt
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
The Punjab Government has suspended Balwinder Singh, PCS, Secretary, Regional Transport Authority (RTA), Bathinda.
Punjab Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar had conducted a surprise check at the RTA office Bathinda on May 16, following complaints against its functioning. During the surprise checking he had found certain irregularities in permits and bus timetable.
After the checking , he had said that “there were irregularities in the bus timetable, many permits were issued illegally, some genuine bus operators were not given permits and many operators were not given due space in the timetable.”
Immediately after the surprise checking, the minister Bhullar had directed Principal Secretary (Transport) Vikas Garg to probe the matter and file a report within a week. The action is learnt to have been taken on the basis of the report.