Indrani Goswami, Deputy director of Information and Public Relation (I&PR) in Barak Valley Region has been suspended by Assam Government, for carelessness of obligation. Commissioner and secretary to the Information and Public Realtion division, Preetom Saikia issued an order on Monday in such manner.
Assam Chief Minister, Sonowal visited Silchar on June 4, 2020 to check out the circumstance emerging out of avalanches and held a significant gathering in the workplace of the Cachar Deputy Commissioner.
It was expressed that Goswami stayed missing in her obligation “without obtaining prior permission from competent authority” on the day when Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited Silchar.
Goswami has been put under suspension under Rule 6(1)(a) of the Assam Services (Disciplinary and Appeal) Rules,1964 with quick impact until orders.
It additionally has been expressed that because of Goswami’s nonattendance, “serious mismanagement took place regarding media persons who came to cover the programme” of the Assam Chief Minister. “As a result, a number of media persons got agitated and left the venue causing much embarrassment to the Govt,” the request said. The government has considered this as genuine wrongdoing and gross carelessness of obligation stating “serious misconduct and gross negligence of duty” with respect to Goswami, the deputy director of I&PR Barak Valley Region, Silchar for “causing an embarrassing position to the Govt”.