Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Kangan, Hakim Tanveer Ahmed suspended the staff of the Government Women’s Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Kangan for remaining absent from the duty. The SDM also sealed the office building of the ITI.

An official said on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal, the SDM, along with Tehsildar Kangan, Abdul Majeed Rather conducted a surprise checking of the ITI during office hours and found the entire staff absent. An official said there were around 20 employees posted at the ITI.

“We have ordered suspension of the entire staff besides the office building has been sealed. A report has been submitted to the higher authorities for further action,” said the SDM.