Bureaucracy

Engineering Projects India Ltd manager demands Rs 1.5 crore bribe, CBI files FIR

New Delhi: The CBI had registered two separate cases against a manager of Engineering Projects India Ltd for allegedly demanding bribe from two companies to the tune of Rs 1.5 crore for awarding them contracts.

It is alleged that the manager Paritosh Kumar Praveen allegedly received part of demanded bribe from Piyush Patel of Patel Constructions based in Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) and Mahesh Aggarwala of Prabhu Aggarwala Constructions based in Guwahati, Assam for awarding them contracts for public works in Tripura and Kolkata, West Bengal.

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NBCC harassing contractors, several irregularities in allotting projects come to the fore

New Delhi: National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC), a Navratna organisation, has been accused unnecessarily harassing contractors and holding their payments.

One of the cases is related to contract signed between NBCC and M/S Shambhavi Contractors Pvt. Ltd where the former not only failed to fulfill its contractual obligations under the contract dates 20.12.2007 but also deliberately withheld payments of latter causing huge loss to the contractor.

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Tainted official appointed chairman of West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission by Mamata government

New Delhi: Former chairman Damodar Valley corportation (DVC) RN Sen has been appointed as Chairman of  West Bengal State Regulartory Elecricity Regulatory Commission by the government of WEst Bengal in spite of Several vigiliance cases pending against him with the Central Vigilance commision, ministry of power and CBI.

Not only this, Sen has overdrawn salary while he was chairman in DVC over and above what was due to him. Apart from this, he has drawn retirment benfits from DVC as well as NTPC.

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Director technical of HPL indulging in corrupt practices

New Delhi: Ignoring Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s zero tolerance against corruption; one of the directors of a Public Sector Unit (PSU) - Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL) is allegedly indulging in corrupt practices.

Sanjiv Kumar Gupta, the director of Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL), a government of India enterprise under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, is allegedly manipulating and affecting the whole process of tendering.

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Dr. Shyam Agarwal takes over as new Secretary Tribal Affairs

Dr. Shyam S Agarwal (IAS 1980: Raj) has taken over as new Secretary of Ministry of Tribal Affairs. A science graduate from Ravenshaw College (Utkal University) Shri Agarwal did his MA in Political Science and Economics. He also did MBA from University of Ljublijana, Slovania.

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