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Punjab govt official suspended on charge of financial bungling

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A of the Cooperation Department in was Wednesday suspended on the charge of financial bungling, officials said here.

suspended Harinder with immediate effect, an official said.

Sidhu has been charged with spending Rs 45 lakh on renovation of the building of state agricultural development "without following proper procedure."

The repair work was carried out when he was the managing in 2017-18, the said.

By spending Rs 45 lakh, Sidhu allegedly caused financial loss to the state exchequer, he added.

The then general manager of the has already been suspended in this case.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 22:30 IST
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