|Early Times Report |
Srinagar, May 10: Based on a large number of complaints coming to Governor and to Government from various quarters regarding irregularities in the functioning of different Departments, the Government on Friday constituted Fact Finding Committees headed by senior officers to look into these alleged irregularities, if any and identify those responsible for these.
The Fact Finding Committees will look into irregularities in appointments in JK Sports Council, appointments in Skill Development, in awarding dredging contracts, in awarding macadamization contracts and in lack of progress in implementation of SWAN Project.
Each Fact Finding Committee will be headed by a senior officer and would submit its findings in a time bound manner.
The Fact Finding Committee headed by the Principal Secretary (Home) would examine illegal/ irregular appointments in JK Sports Council. To enquire into all illegal/irregular appointments, if any, in JK Sports Council and the Youth Services and Sports Department from 2010 - 2018 and identify those responsible for irregularities, if any. Other committee members include Secretary, Youth, Services & Sports.
Another committee would examine fraudulent appointments in Skill Development Department and would look into all fraudulent appointments in the Skill Development Department and any Autonomous Body /Corporation/Organization under it from 2010 - 2018 and shall identify those responsible for fraudulent appointments, if any. The committee will be chaired by Commissioner/ Secretary, Forest and will also include Secretary, DMRRR and Secretary, Technical Education.
Another Fact Finding Committee would examine irregularities in awarding dredging contracts. It would look into the irregularities in awarding/implementation of dredging contracts in the Jhelum river and elsewhere by the I&FC Department and by LAWDA from 2010 - 2018 and identify those responsible for irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary, H&UDD and include Commissioner /Secretary, Revenue and Commissioner/ Secretary, PHE/I&FC.
Another Committee would examine irregularities in awarding macadamization contracts. It would look into irregularities in awarding and implementation of macadamization contracts from 2010 - 2018 and identify those responsible for irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary, Finance and would include Principal Secretary, Planning and MD, JKPCC.
Another Committee would examine irregularities in lack of progress in implementation of SWAN Project.
To look into the reasons for delay in implementation of SWAN Project by the IT Department and irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary, Transport and will include Principal Secretary, Industries and Secretary, Higher Education.
All the Fact Finding Committees will submit their reports by 14 June, 2019.