Allahabad High Court asked the government, is such an officer eligible to continue in service? , 77 contempt case against UP officer: The Allahabad High Court asked the government, is such an officer eligible to continue in service?
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The Allahabad High Court has taken a tough stand against Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary Basic Education Deepak Kumar. The Allahabad High Court, while hearing the contempt case, has said that the officer against whom 77 contempt cases are registered, is he eligible to continue in service?
Along with this, the court has ordered the Law Minister of Uttar Pradesh to take action against Principal Secretary Basic Education Deepak Kumar. The court has summoned an affidavit from the Chief Secretary on the action taken. The court has asked the Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary Finance to be present before the court on the next hearing. Justice Piyush Agarwal has given this order while hearing the petition of RP Verma and others.
The matter is related to the salary of block education officers
In the case related to the pay scale of Block Education Officers, the court had passed an order on February 2, 2018, to increase the pay scale to Rs 7500. Even after the order of the court, the pay scale has not been received till now. On this a contempt petition was filed against the block education officers. Principal Secretary Basic Education filed an affidavit in the court on January 10 and said that a special appeal has been filed in the matter, which will be heard on January 11. The order of the court shall be executed within three weeks after hearing the appeal.
Secretary Basic Education appeared in the court
During the hearing in the court, the Principal Secretary appeared before the Basic Education Court. By filing an affidavit on his behalf, it was told that the matter is pending before Additional Chief Secretary Finance. Additional time has been sought to comply with the court order. On this, the court said that on the earlier date, conditional time was given on the basis of the affidavit of the Principal Secretary, but there was no compliance. Petitioner’s advocate Kushmandi Shahi said that the court directed the Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary Finance to appear on the next hearing on February 14. Along with this, the Principal Secretary Basic Education has also been asked to be present.