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CAG pulls up Delhi Metro

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has observed that Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had scaled down its testing requirements in four cases, company representatives did not witness the tests in eight cases, and that it tested material in non-accredited laboratories and did not preserve the reports. These tests were undertaken to ensure safety of the project, which has come under a cloud recently due the collapse of the pillar leading to the death of six workers in a construction site for Delhi Metro in phase two. The report, however, is based on audit of the first phase of the ...