CVC scans 19 CWG projects worth Rs 2,500 cr
Nearly 19 projects worth about Rs 2,500 crore carried out by different central and state government agencies were intensively examined by Central Vigilance Commission for alleged graft, the Lok Sabha was informed today.delhi Updated: Aug 03, 2011 14:48 IST
Nearly 19 projects worth about Rs 2,500 crore carried out by different central and state government agencies were intensively examined by Central Vigilance Commission for alleged graft, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
Out of the total 19 projects, the highest number were done by PWD (six), followed by Municipal Corporation of Delhi (four), New Delhi Municipal Council and Central Public Works Department (three each), Delhi Development Authority (two) and RITES (one).
"The observations were communicated to the respective executing departments for clarification, remedial measures, fixing responsibilities etc," minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions V Narayanasamy told Lok Sabha in a written reply to a question.
Further, six cases have been registered by the CBI, the minister said.
"During intensive examination, samples of cement/concrete taken from the works of flyovers at Naraina, Barapulla and Gazipur failed to meet the contract standards." "The executing departments have been advised by the CVC to carry out further conformity tests like load test etc. to confirm the safety of structures and quality of concrete," Narayanasamy said.
"A case has also been registered by the CBI pertaining to Barapullah Elevated Flyover," he said.
The cost of 19 projects was Rs 2,492.45 crore.
First Published: Aug 03, 2011 14:47 IST