District Magistrate (DM) Ajay Shankar Pandey on Thursday performed the work with out electrical energy for one hour on the Collectorate (Ghaziabad Collectorate) in Ghaziabad after informing the authorities concerning the energy wastage. At 9.30 am, on a sudden inspection of the Collectorate, DM got here to know that greater than two dozen places of work, lights, followers and air-conditioners have been open earlier than the arrival of officers.
District Information Officer (DIO) Rakesh Chauhan advised PTI that contemplating it a nationwide waste and contemplating the loss to the state exchequer, he ordered the officers to work with out electrical energy for one hour. The DM himself switched off his chamber lights, followers and air-conditioners and opened the doorways and the officers did the identical.
He instructed that after cleansing the places of work, the lights, followers and air conditioners will stay closed. The involved officers will flip off the lights, followers and air-conditioners on the time of attending and going out of the places of work.
Earlier, the DM had out of the blue visited the Regional Transport Office, imposed a nice of Rs 1,000 on all officers and a nice of Rs 500 on all workers of the Transport Department.
Earlier within the month, he imposed a nice of Rs 500 on fundamental training marketing campaign, a nice of Rs 100 on clerical workers and a nice of Rs 50 on all Class IV workers. Both departments have been fined for wastage of electrical energy and consuming water.