khaskhabar.com : Monday, February 12, 2024 10:26 PM
Jaipur . Public Health Engineering Minister Kanhaiyalal Choudhary, during his visit to Dausa district on Monday, inspected the ongoing projects under Jal Jeevan Mission along with a 6-member team of departmental engineers.
After laying the foundation stone of the pump house under Isarda-Dausa Drinking Water Project Package-5 in Maujpur and Gohandi Meena of Dausa district, the Water Supply Minister went out to inspect the ongoing works under Jal Jeevan Mission in Pipalkheda village of Mahwa tehsil.
During the inspection, when the depth of the pipeline laid at various places was measured, it was found to be less than as per the rules, when the inspection team asked for the measurement book and layout plan, it was not made available by the concerned engineers. Out of the 6 tube wells dug in the scheme, 2 tube wells were not made available. Apart from being found closed, other deficiencies were also found.
During the investigation by the inspection team, the work of the project was not completed as per the tender conditions and lack of supervision in the project was also found. In view of these irregularities and the complaints made by local public representatives, the Water Supply Minister gave instructions to suspend the concerned engineers.
Based on the instructions of the Public Health Engineering Minister and the report of the senior engineers who accompanied him for inspection, the Government Secretary, Public Health Engineering, Dr. Samit Sharma, immediately adopting the policy of zero tolerance towards corruption in the department,
Orders were issued to suspend Executive Engineer Hemant Meena, then Executive Engineer Siddharth Meena, Assistant Engineer Sub Division Mahwa Nanak Ram Bairwa, Junior Engineer Section Mandawar Dhara Singh Meena, Junior Engineer Section Mahwa Maharaj Singh Gurjar. Dr. Samit Sharma said that there will be no compromise on the quality of works.
It is noteworthy that in April 2023, the then Rajya Sabha MP Kirori Lal Meena had written a letter to Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat demanding an investigation into corruption and irregularities in the works going on under the Jal Jeevan Mission in Mahwa Assembly constituency. Mahwa MLA Rajendra Meena had also written a letter to Water Supply Minister Kanhaiyalal Chaudhary demanding an investigation into the works done under Jal Jeevan Mission in Mahwa Assembly constituency.
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