GJ REPORT POONCH, DEC 8: Additional District Develop-ment Commissioner Abdul Hamied yesterday paid surprise visit to several government offices in Mandi to get first hand appraisal of their functioning and check attendance of employees. During his visit, he found seven employees from different departments unauthorisedly absent from their duties. Taking cognizance of derelictions in performing their duties, pending enquiry of absentees were immediately placed under suspension. The ADDC also visited the offices of Block Development Officer, Treasury Officer, Naib Tehsildar and CDPO in Mandi and found irregularities in their attendance. The erring officers were directed to explain their positions within two days through their Controlling Officers, failings which, warranted action under rules shall be initiated against them.