RTI exposes scam in MGNREGA works


Srinagar, September 07: A reply to RTI has exposed a scam undertook by Rural Development Department under the scheme MG NREGA.

As per reports in Early Times News, the RTI was filed by Ab Satar  who is a resident in Mangit village of Block Banihal in district Ramban and in the response to that it was exposed that there is a big difference between the record of work done by RDD department under MG NREGA in papers and actual work done in the field. It is evident from the reports that the officials of Rural Development Department, Banihal have withdrawn a huge amount from government treasury under the scheme to do some constructional work on the name of different workers which are not shown on ground.

The Assistant Commissioner Development Ramban on getting this information, took serious notice and has constituted an inquiry team to investigate into the matter.

The ACD has given three days deadline to the inquiry team to submit their report by assessing the ground realities in the areas. He said that anybody who will be found guilty in the investigation process will not be spared.


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