Minister Gopal Rai suspended six employees
Delhi Transport Minister Mr Gopal Rai informed on Tuesday that the Transport Department has suspended six employees on charges of corruption, and has also decided to refer the case for initiating departmental proceedings against them and also ordered further investigation into the matter.
These six employees were found involved in corrupt practices at Azadpur flyover during surprise checking by the minister past midnight on May 1. All these employees were found in collusion, collecting bribes from truck drivers.
Of the Officials placed under suspension five belong to the Enforcement wing of the Trasnpsort department and one to the DTC. Their details are – ASI Vijay Kumar, ASI Babu Ram, Head constables Pramod Kumar, Jaiveer and Jitendra Kumar and DTC driver Praveen.
Mr Rai emphasized the need to take appropriate measures to end corrupt practices prevalent in the day-today functioning of the Transport Department. He said the government will take strict action against the corruption and malpractices.
The minister appealed to the public to lodge complaints against corruption on the 1031 Helpline. He also directed the senior officials to make more field visits and keep strict vigil on such activities of the subordinate officials