Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Govt. constitutes enquiry committee for Jowai affairs


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The State Govt has constituted a Committee to enquire into the affairs of Jowai PHE Division. The Committee will comprise the following:-

Mr N. Rynjah (Managing Director, Meghalaya Govt. Construction Corporation) Chairman.

Mr S N Bora, Superintending Engineer, Public Works Department, Govt of Meghalaya; and Mr A B Sen Gupta, Special Officer and Ex-officio Under Secretary to the Govt. of Meghalaya, Finance Department – both Members.

Terms of reference of the Committee are as follows:-

To ascertain the total quantum and value of purchases made by PHE Division, Jowai, during 1983-84; To examine whether purchases were made according to the requirement of the approved schemes/ projects and the budget allocation for 1983-84; To examine whether purchases were made and stocks utilized and maintained in accordance with provisions of financial rules and general instructions in this regard; To examine if the rates of purchases were competitive; To examine any other related matter and also take into consideration the purchase made during 1981-82 and 1982-83 and the procedures followed during this period; To recommend steps to be taken to prevent recurrence of such state of affairs.

The Committee will submit its report within three months from May 18.


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