Additional Collector and Contact Tracing Work In-charge in Raipur, Padmini Bhoi Sahu, on Monday issued show cause notice to 24 officials and employees of the district administration for dereliction of duty. According to the Additional Collector, all these officials and employees were absent from contact tracing work.
She said that the absentees have been asked to put the reason why they skipped the contact tracing work. Disciplinary and punishable action will be initiated against those failing to produce satisfactory reasons behind, according to the additional collector. Action will be taken under Section 51 of Disaster Management Act 2005 and Epidemic Diseases Act 1857.
The absentees are Sheikh Nadeem, Rajnarayan Dwivedi, Yashwant Sinha, Surendra Kumar Yadu, Dinesh Kumar Gilhare, Kamalnath Diwan, Manbodhi Kurmi, Dinesh Dewangan, Jitendra Mishra, Sunil Kumar Bharti, Ajay Kumar Bansode, Bhanupratap Dahariya, Santosh Netam, Shekhar Gajbhiye, Deendayal Sahu, Hiralal Patel, Hemkumar Sahu, Narendra Thakur, Vinod Barmal, Vinod Kumar Sahu, Yogesh SHukla, Santosh Kumar Sahu, Aijaz Khan and Farzana Begam.