After founding the irregularities in the appointment process of the vacant posts of officers and personnel of Muzaffarpur Smart City, 30 officials will be notified to be dismissed.
This Saturday, a meeting was held in Patna under the chairmanship of Anand Kishore (Principal Secretary, Municipal Development and Housing Department). In the same meeting, the performance report of the Muzaffarpur Smart City was observed but was not found satisfactory. Apart from this, to complete the smart city project, the irregularities in the appointment process of the vacant posts of officers and personnel were also highlighted.
A report published by Prabhat Khabar has stated that for 30 posts of Special Purpose Vehicle of Muzaffarpur Smart City Company, officers and personnel were to be appointed for one year on contract basis and every year on the basis of their performance their service was to be extended for one year, but the MD of Muzaffarpur Smart City Company has extended the service of these officers directly for three years and later on for five years which was not approved by the Smart City Board of Directors.
What is Muzaffarpur Smart City Special Purpose Vehicle?
Some of you might not be familiar with What the Special Purpose Vehicle is? Well those of you who don’t, Special Purpose Vehicle is Special Group of officers and personnels responsible for monitoring the work flow of Muzaffarpur Smart City projects. This group was formed three years after Muzaffarpur got selected as a Smart City. It has been advertised three times in past to fill the vacant posts this special purpose vehicle but the vacant posts (30 posts) were filled four months ago.
Now, after finding the chaos in these vacant posts, Principal Secretary Anand Kishore has ordered the Muzaffarpur Municipal Commissioner cum Muzaffarpur Smart City Company MD Vivek Ranjan Maitreya to issue a notice regarding removal of all these 30 officers and personnels of this Special Purpose Vehicle.
Now on the one hand, where the notice has been asked to remove these 30 officers and employees, on the other hand, it is believed that the removal of these officers and workers will affect the Muzaffarpur Smart City projects. It is also believed that the speed of those projects will be slowed, whose work has started after the release of the work order.
The Principal secretary has ordered the officials to issue an advertisement regarding reinstating these 30 posts as soon as possible.
In the meanwhile, here is the list of 30 posts whose officers and personnels has been said to be dismissed.
|Senior Manager Technical||2|
|Manager (Monitoring and Evaluation)||1|
|Manager (Implementation and Control)||1|
|Manager (Information Technology)||1|