UP Board paper leak: Ex-secondary education director suspended for lapses

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday suspended the then director of secondary instruction for alleged dereliction of responsibility in connection with the course XII English problem paper leak in Ballia district on March 30.

Vinay Pandey (59), a PCS officer, was eliminated as director of secondary instruction on April 21 and was posted as director of literacy alternative schooling, Urdu and oriental languages.

Pandey was appointed as the director of the secondary training section 4 months ago, following holding short-term charge of the publish given that 2018. In advance of currently being presented demand of director, Pandey was supplemental director in the identical division.

The CMO tweeted on Tuesday, “Another rigid action by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Ji around negligence in the discharge of duties. Then Director of Education (secondary) suspended (sic).”

“He [CM] has purchased the suspension of the then director of training (secondary) who was observed prima facie guilty of not discharging official obligations adequately, negligence and indifference in the direction of govt will work and non-compliance of authorities-amount directions, it extra.

Speaking to The Indian Express on Tuesday, a senior division official claimed, “The suspension has been carried out for the reason that the director of training (secondary) is the one responsible for the easy perform of the UP Board examinations. The English examination experienced to be cancelled in 24 districts simply because of the leak, and as a result the motion.”