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Power ministry suspends NTPC director Kulamani Biswal

Earlier this month, the CBI had booked Biswal, along with two others, in connection with a case pertaining to corruption

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

NTPC Photo: Wikipedia
NTPC Photo: Wikipedia

State-owned power giant said today that its Director (Finance) has been suspended by the Earlier this month, the CBI had booked Biswal, along with two others, in connection with a case pertaining to corruption, and had carried out search at his residence at Asian Games Village here. "has been informed by Ministry of Power, Government of India vide order dated December 14, 2017 that the competent authority, in exercise of the powers conferred under Conduct Discipline and Appeal Rule 1977, has placed Kulamani Biswal, Director (Finance), under suspension with immediate effect," an statement to BSE said. The CBI had registered an FIR against Biswal, BGR Mining and Infra Private Limited director Rohit Reddy Bathina and Prabhat Kumar. It alleged that Biswal demanded from Bathina that he should arrange US dollars of about Rs 5 lakh to be spent by him during his trip abroad.

First Published: Fri, December 15 2017. 20:36 IST
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