The governor administration on Wednesday suspended ten Block Development Officers (BDOs) for the violation of government instructions in Poonch and Kupwara districts of the state.
“In the interest of administration, ten officers (BDOs) of Department of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj are hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect as they have violated the instructions issued vide government order No: 126-RD&PR of 2018 dated 18/05/2018,” an order issued by the secretary to the government Sheetal Nanda said.
The BDOs which have been suspended include six from Poonch district and four from Kupwara district, the order, said.
BDOs suspended in Poonch include that of Surankote, Bufliaz, Lassana, Loran, Mendhar, and Poonch.
In Kupwara BDOs of Hirri Qadriabad, Kralpora, Redi Chowkibal, and Meelyal have been suspended.
The order further reads that during the suspension period, all the above officers shall remain attached with the respective Directorate of Rural Development Jammu / Kashmir till further orders