Misappropriation of Rs 90223 MGNREGA Funds Detected In Poonch, Explanation Sought


MS Nazki

Poonch, May 3 (GNS): Block Development Officer Mendhar on this mountainous district has sought a proof from Sarpanch, Secretary Panchayat and GRS of Halqa Gursai Moori concerning alleged misappropriation of Rs 90223 funds.

In a present trigger discover, a duplicate of which lies with GNS, the BDO says he obtained a criticism from residents of Panchayat Halqa Gursai Moori that the work particularly “SC Work Graveyard” having an estimated price of Rs 1 lakh doesn’t exist on web site whereas fee have been made to another individuals of Panchayat halqa.

The BDO says that he visited the spot on April 29 to search out out the information. “However no such work was found on site in the mentioned Ward and Mohalla.”

He says complainants advised him that the work was sanctioned for Graveyard Mohalla Chatala Gursai Moori however was not executed by the Secretary Panchayat and GRS involved because of the unknown causes.

Upon checking the main points of work on MGNREGA web site, he stated it has been discovered that fee of Rs 58023 for labour part and Rs 32200 for expert half have been made to another beneficiaries in “clear cut violation of MGNREGA guidelines.”

Subsequently, the BDO has directed Sarpanch, Secretary Panchayat and GRS of Halqa Gursai Moori to elucidate their place inside two days positively as to why such misappropriation of funds amounting to Rs. 90223 has been made.

“In case of failure, suspension of Secretary Panchayat and termination of GRS and recovery of amount shall be recommended to the higher authorities without any further notice,” the BDO added. (GNS)


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