Services of IAS officer Shashi Karnawat terminated
Bhopal: Services of promotee 1999 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer Ms. Shashi Karnawat, who was borne on the Madhya Pradesh cadre have been terminated.
Karnawat has been terminated from the services under the All India Service (Discipline and Appeal) Rule 1969. Her termination order issued by the Government of India is in agreement with the advice of the Union Public Service Commission.
A case was registered against Karnawat in connection with a loss of around Rs. 33 lakhs caused to the state government and alleged illegal profiteering in printing of forms by the State Economic Offenses Investigation Bureau in the year 1999-2000.
Karnawat was sentenced 5 years rigorous imprisonment under section 13 (1) d and Section 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 and the penalty of Rs 40 lakh an, under section 420 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code 5 years of rigorous imprisonment and 5 lakh rupees fine and Section 120 ‘B’ of Indian Penal Code, 5 years of rigorous imprisonment and 5 lakh rupees was penalized In September 2013 by the Special Court Mandla in September 2013.After her imprisonment in Mandla jail, suspension orders were issued to Karnawat in October 2013.
Karnawat was issued a Show Cause Notice in October 2014 on suspension from service under All India Services (Discipline and Appeal). Despite being given sufficient opportunity, she failed to give a final and complete reply to the notice. Hence, the proposal to dismiss her from the service was sent to the Government of India by the State Government.
The termination order has been served to Karnawat.