IAS officer Vijay Pingale was shifted away from Chennai Corporation because he warned about Chennai floods.
IAS officer Vijay Pingale, You may not but rather with the present state of Chennai, he is one individual we ought to all recall. Around three weeks back, the legislature had shunted out of the Corporation of Chennai this top authority with a notoriety for being profoundly skilled and careful. This was only three days after he named contractual workers who messed up street work in the city and fined them in an uncommon move towards straightforwardness by the urban body.
Partnership works office joint official Dr Vijay Pingale got the exchange request from the boss secretary on November 14. The legislature had moved him to the businesses division as joint secretary.
Pingale, a MBBS graduate and IAS officer of the 2004 cluster, led a few activities in 16 months as joint official in the partnership, most remarkably in the street quality control wing.
Authorities said on state of secrecy that the intense contractual worker hall was in charge of the choice to move Pingale out of the enterprise. "The timing of his exchange, just days after he punished temporary workers in charge of ineffectively laid streets, is no fortuitous event," an authority said.
On November 11, the enterprise, under Pingale, made open the names of nine contractual workers who it said would need to repay the urban body Rs 2 crore for repairs it did on extends laid by them. Pingale had guaranteed to name different contractual workers for poor work and said the aggregate punishments were liable to rise.
"The punishments incensed the contractual workers," an organization designer said. "Pingale demanded responsibility and never clasped to political weight. This clearly did not run down well with a few individuals."
An official who went to a storm survey meeting headed by priest S P Velumani a week ago said the pastor and different authorities had provoked Pingale for being a straight bolt. "It creates the impression that [the pastor and senior officials] chose that Pingale needed to go," he said.
"It was a direct result of his ability that we could point of confinement waterlogging when it rained," the authority said. "In the event that he stayed in the organization for two more years or something like that, he could have genuinely offered it some assistance with moving forward."
Pingale's partners said they were stunned to discover that the administration had shunted him out. They said the exchange would influence take a shot at aggressive enterprise ventures, for example, a person on foot court in T Nagar, cutting edge open toilets for the city and a bike sharing undertaking to decrease vehicular clog, also the his unsuccessful endeavor to give the city better streets by making temporary workers responsible for their work.
The authorities said second rate work by the temporary workers, who have confessed to framing a cartel to pack contracts from the partnership, as likewise to utilizing material of low quality to lay streets in light of the fact that need to pay off councilors no less than 10% of the expense of any venture, and defilement at different levels in the company had left the city's streets potholed and broken with the first rainstorm downpour.
Another enterprise authority said Pingale had set up a quality control wing in the organization six months after he joined. "There was imperviousness to the move in light of the fact that collaborator specialists would not have the capacity to profit from contractual workers on the off chance that they report low quality of work," the authority said. "Pingale is a legitimate man with great expectations yet he didn't know which strings to play."
As leader of the works division, Pingale was second just to enterprise magistrate Vikram Kapur and took care of significant obligations in the community body including streets, structures, spans, strong waste administration, tempest water channels, electrical, mechanical building, arranging and examination.
Since Chennai is truly in remnants, may be the subjects will know who the genuine scoundrels were.