Punjab Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh was deprived of the extra charge of Taxation by the Finance Commissioner Three days after his dispute with Ministers. On Tuesday night.
Key Secretary (Water Resources) The additional fee for FC Taxation will now be charged by Venu Prasad, in compliance with the order here given.
As Prasad leaves until 20 May, CEO Anirudh Tewari, in addition to his present duties, will look after the job of the office of Financial Commissioner Taxation.
Karan Avtar Singh abruptly informed him of the extra charge to FC Taxation after a confrontation between him and the Punjab ministers at a committee meeting on Saturday before the Cabinet on the study of the excise scheme.
At the conference, the Minister of Technical Education, Charanjit Singh Channi, was taught to oppose any relief for liquor sellers in the excise policy being discussed. After Channi spoke, the Chief Secretary reportedly made several "curt remarks."
Manpreet and Channi then came out of Finance Minister, Singh Badal and Channi. For some period, that should have been preceded by other officials. This caused the cabinet conference called for the same day to be postponed.