Tandur Municipality Disciplinary proceedings instituted Enquiry conducted


Sri.B.Prabhakar, Tandur Municipality has filed a complaint before the Hon’ble  Upa  Lokayukta  alleging  certain  irregularities  committed  by  the officials of Tandur Municipality. As per the directions of the Hon’ble Upa- Lokayukta, the investigating officer / the Director (investigation) has conducted enquiry on the complaint and submitted their investigation report. The  Hon’ble  Upa-Lokayukta in Complaint  No.848/2004/B2, dt.13.09.2005 while enclosing the enquiry report of the investigating officer directed the Government, to take suitable action as indicated in the order.

Tandur Municipality

After obtaining further report from the Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration, in the reference  Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued Articles of charges against Sri P.Chandra Mouleeswar Reddy, the then Municipal Commissioner, Tandur Municipality, on the following count .

Articles of Charges: Charge No.1:

“That  while  working  as  Municipal  Commissioner,  Tandur  he  had granted permission vide orders No. C/185/2005, dt.14.03.2005 for construction of compound wall in the place of demolished wall, which was against the rules because the encroached land is already under dispute.”

Charge No.2:

“That  while  working  as  Municipal  Commissioner,  Tandur  he  had granted permission to the party for re-construction of compound wall on the disputed site on the strength of the possession certificate issued by the local MRO, and thereafter, the partly had reconstructed the compound wall on the encroached Government land, which is still in existence”.


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Charge No.3:“That with the above mentioned commissions and omissions he has exhibited lack of integrity, devotion to duty and thereby contravened Rule 3 of Andhra Pradesh Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964”.

The CO has submitted his WSD, wherein he had denied all the charges and also requested to drop further action  against  him.  On  examination  of  the  matter,  Government  have appointed  the  Enquiry  Officer  and  Presenting  Officer  to  conduct  regular enquiry in the matter.

The Enquiry Officer has submitted his Enquiry Report  and held that against Sri P.Chandra Mouleeswar Reddy, the then Municipal Commissioner, Tandur Municipality two charges are partly proved and one charge is not conclusively proved.

The enquiry report was communicated to the above charged officer to offer his explanation and in the reference P.Chandra Mouleeswar Reddy, the then Municipal Commissioner, Tandur  Municipality has submitted his explanation and requested to exonerate him of the charges.

Government after examination of the Enquiry Report, and explanation of the above charged officer, have decided to impose a  penalty of stoppage of (1) annual grade increment  without cumulative effect. Accordingly in the reference the Registrar I/o. Hon’ble A.P.Lokayukta requested to communicate further orders in the matter to consider the disciplinary proceedings. The Hon’ble Lokayukta in the reference, considered the report and closed the complaint.

Accordingly Government hereby impose penalty of stoppage of (1) annual grade increment without cumulative effect against Sri P.Chandra Mouleeswar Reddy, the then Municipal Commissioner, Tandur  Municipality in this case.

The Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration, Hyderabad shall take necessary action accordingly.

G.O.Rt.No. 1397 Date: 12.09.2013

1. From the Registrar, I/o AP Lokayukta, Lr.No.848/2004/ B2, dt:29.09.2005.

2. From C&DMA, Lr. Roc.No.20471/2005-C3, dt:11.11.2011.

3. G.O.Rt.No.1548,MA & UD (L2) Dept., dated 28.11.2011.

4. Written statement of defence  of Sri P.Chandra Moleeswar Reddy, the then Municipal Commissioner, Tandur Municipality dt. 13-02-2012

5. G.O.Rt.No.564 and 565 MA & UD (L2) Dept., dated:25.04.2012.

6. Enquiry report of Sri S.Aleem Bhasha, Zonal  Commissioner, West Zone, Serilingampally       Lr. Roc.No.3375/2012/WZ/TE, Dt:11.02.2013.

7. Govt. Memo. No.21293/L2/2005-19, dt:11.03.2013.

8. Explanation of Sri P.Chandra Mouleeswar Reddy, the then  Municipal

Commissioner, Tandur Municipality Dt:31.03.2013.

9. Govt. Lr.No.21293/L2/05,dt.19.6.2013.

10.From the Registrar I/o.A.P.Lokayukta, Lr.No.1414/2011/B1/LOK/

4377, dt.03.08.2013.

@ G.O.Rt.No. 1399  Date: 12.09.2013

After obtaining necessary proposals from the Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration, in the  reference, Government have  issued Articles of Charges against Sri M.A.Nayeem, Manager and (I/c) Municipal Commissioner, Tandur Municipality, on the following count:

Articles of Charges: Charge No.1:

“That while working as Senior Assistant in Tandur Municipality he might have  indirectly  influenced  the  MRO,  Tandur  and  Municipal  Authorities  of Tandur Municipality to grant permission for reconstruction of compound wall in the place of demolished wall, which was against the rules because the encroached land is already under dispute”.

Charge No.2:

“That with the above mentioned commissions and omissions he has exhibited lack of integrity, devotion and dedication to duty and thereby contravened Rule 3 of Andhra Pradesh Civil Services (Conduct) Rules 1964”.

Charged Officer has submitted his Written Statement of Defense, wherein he had denied all the charges and also requested to    drop further action against him. On examination of the matter, Government have appointed the Enquiry Officer and Presenting Officer to conduct regular enquiry in the matter vide  reference Enquiry Officer has submitted his Enquiry Report and held that the charges framed against Sri M.A.Nayeem, Manager and (I/c) Municipal Commissioner, Tandur  Municipality  are not proved.

report  was communicated to the above charged officer to offer his explanation and   in the reference Sri M.A.Nayeem, Manager and (I/c) Municipal Commissioner, Tandur    Municipality    has  submitted  his  explanation  and  requested  to exonerate him of the charges.

Government after examination of the Enquiry Report, and explanation of the above charged officer, have decided  to drop further action. Accordingly in  the  reference the  Registrar  I/o. Hon’ble  A.P.Lokayukta requested to communicate further orders in the matter to consider the disciplinary proceedings. The Hon’ble  Lokayukta in the reference considered the report and closed the complaint.

Accordingly Government hereby drop further action against Sri M.A.Nayeem, Manager and (I/c) Municipal Commissioner, Tandur  Municipality in this case.

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