New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday paid a surprise visit to the ministry’s and PIB’s (Press Information Bureau) office here and directed that explanation be sought from the officers and staff who were not present in the office at the time of inspection.
“He personally checked the rooms of several officers and supporting staff and also checked cleanliness of washrooms in the premises,” a ministry statement said.
Naidu emphasised on punctuality of staff members and asked joint secretaries to review punctuality and cleanliness in their respective offices on a daily basis.
He also inspected the condition of electrical wires and fittings in the building. He emphasized that open cables should be avoided as it did not reflect a presentable and efficient working environment besides being a fire hazard.