Himachal sends IAS officers on compulsory retirement

Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday compulsorily retired two senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers due to their non-performance in service, an official said here.

‘Two IAS officers – Desh Deepak (1983 batch) and Vijender Singh (1987 batch) – were forced to take premature retirement as they were not performing well in service,’ Principal Secretary (Personnel) Ajay Mittal told IANS.

He said the action was taken against the officers after taking permission from the central government.

A government official said both the officers have been facing a number of charges during their postings in various departments.