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J-K Adminstration forms panels to probe into 'irregularities' at govt depts

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

To probe into complaints of irregularities in appointments and awarding of contracts at various departments from 2010-18, the and administration has constituted fact-finding committees, an official said here on Saturday.

The decision was taken by the administration late Friday night. The each committee would be headed by a and submit its report by June 14, the added.

"The fact-finding committees will look into allegations of irregularities in the appointments to the and Sports Council and the besides awarding of dredging contracts and the lack of progress in the implementation of the State Wide Area Network (SWAN) project," the said.

Giving details, the spokesman said the committee for the and the would be headed by the Principal (Home) and include the Secretary,

He said the fact-finding committee constituted to examine allegations of fraudulent appointments in the and any autonomous body /corporation/organisation under it would identify those responsible for such appointments and would be chaired by the Commissioner/(Forests) besides including the Secretary, Disaster Management Relief, (DMRRR); and the Secretary,

"The fact-finding panel to examine irregularities in the awarding/implementation of dredging contracts for the Jhelum river and elsewhere by the and by (LAWDA) will be chaired by the Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, and include the (Revenue); and the Commissioner/ Secretary, / Irrigation and Flood Control Department," he said.

Another fact-finding committee would examine irregularities in the awarding and implementation of the macadamization contracts. It would be chaired by the (Finance) and include the (Planning) and the Managing Director, and Projects Construction Corporation, the spokesman said.

He said the last fact-finding committee would look into the reasons for the delay in the implementation of SWAN Project by the

The committee will be chaired by the (Transport) and include the Principal Secretary (Industries) and the Secretary (Higher Education).

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 13:41 IST