Jammu and Kashmir
JAMMU, Mar 6: After the infamous scam of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University scholarship, another scam involving scholarship worth crores money of for ST, SC, Pahari and other students besides uniforms and construction of additional rooms and boundary walls etc has come to light in Balakote Zone of Mendhar in district Poonch.
While the Deputy Inspector General of Police Rajouri Poonch Range has directed the SDPO Mendhar Shahid Nahim to hold inquiry into the matter, the Director School Education (DSE) has initiated yet another inquiry headed by an officer of the rank Joint Director.
Not only this, an amount of Rs 19 lakh was provided for the uniforms of the poor students but hardly Rs 8 lakh money was utilized and uniforms of highly sub-standard clothes were provided to the students. Moreover, Rs 47 lakhs provided for the compound walls in the schools was also in a bad condition.