Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Md Tajul Islam said has warned that anyone responsible for substandard work in projects taken for national development will either be suspended or face legal action.
“Transfer is not a punishment. Those who are involved in low-quality work in the country's development projects will be suspended or legal action will be taken against them instead of transferring them,” he said.
Tajul Islam made the remarks while addressing an online meeting at the Secretariat on Sunday.
Minister Tajul also instructed the project directors and all concerned to complete all current projects within the stipulated time.
Laying emphasis on standard, sustainable and productive works of development projects and completing the work within the given time, the minister warned that officials and employees who will be involved in substandard work will face stern actions.
Tajul said that there will be also reward for good works as well as punishment for malicious deeds.
He also added the state is committed to providing security to project directors and engineers if they face any obstacles or threats to ensure quality of project work.