To give the message of not tolerating corruption at all, the whip of the Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh is getting faster. With the number of Cases of irregularities going on continuously, the action taken on the officers and employees has now reached 600. Forced retirement has been given to two hundred officers, the rest has been taken like dismissal, suspension and demotion.
Senior IAS officer Rajiv Kumar-II caught in the Noida plot allocation scam has been given notice by the government for forcibly retiring. With the disclosure of this case on Sunday, the figure also came to light that till now the government has taken action against the officers and employees. Recently, officials-employees have been facing complaints regarding negligence and corruption including open provident fund scam, home guard duty scam. According to government sources, the entire figure has been reached to 600, including Rajiv Kumar-II. The Yogi government thus wants to give a message of zero tolerance on corruption. At the same time, the attacking opposition parties are also trying to respond through this.
Under the policy of zero tolerance on corruption, the Yogi government is now preparing to give mandatory retirement to senior IAS officer of 1983 batch Rajiv Kumar II. The process has been started for this. Rajiv Kumar, who was serving a jail sentence along with former Chief Secretary Neera Yadav in the Noida plot allocation scam, has been suspended since the year 2016. His term is till 30 June 2021. He is the second most senior IAS officer of the UP cadre after Avinash Kumar Srivastava of 1982 batch posted on deputation to the Central Government. If he is given compulsory retirement, it will be the first case of forcibly retiring an IAS officer in the state.