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NBCC anti-graft chief gets extension after clean chit to his PSU boss

Mittal, CMD of the NBCC, was named in an FIR filed by the CBI in about Rs 21 billion Pragati Maidan redevelopment project

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Anoop Kumar Mittal, NBCC Chairman and Managing Director
Anoop Kumar Mittal, NBCC Chairman and Managing Director

The government extended on Thursday by an year the tenure of anti-corruption chief of NBCC, Sanjiv Swarup, within months of he giving clean chit to the public sector undertaking CMD A K Mittal in a CBI case related to redevelopment project of 'Pragati Maidan'.

The has approved extension in service of Swarup, a 1982 batch officer of (IRSEE), as the CVO of the NBCC upto August 2, 2019, a Personnel Ministry order said.

He has also been given additional charge of the post of Chief Vigilance Officer, who acts as distant arm of Central Vigilance Commission to check corruption, of the Hindustan Steelworks Construction Company Ltd, Kolkata, it said.
 

Mittal, CMD of the Building Construction Corporation (NBCC), was named in an FIR filed by the CBI in about Rs 2,100 crore redevelopment project.

The vigilance department of the state-owned real estate company informed its Board at a meeting on March 8 that the CBI chargesheet failed to establish any charges against Mittal.

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 23:16 IST
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