Probe ordered in recruitment of estate officers of HUDA
Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has registered regular inquiry regarding alleged irregularities in recruitment of Estate Officers in the Department of HUDA by Haryana Public Service Commission, Panchkula in 2013.
The inquiry would be conducted by deputy inspector general, State Vigilance Bureau, Panchkula, Rajender Kumar, an official spokesman said on Thursday.
He said that the Bureau has already written to Secretary of HPSC and Chief Administrator, Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) to hand over the entire records related to the matter.
A fortnight back, the BJP government in the State had ordered a Vigilance inquiry to look into the allotment of 11 industrial plots by previous Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government in Industrial Estate, Panchkula in December 2011 to alleged "undeserving candidates".
Also, over a week back, the Manohar Lal Khattar government had formed a commission to probe grant of license(s) to some entities, including Robert Vadra's company, for developing commercial colonies in Sector 83 of Gurgaon.
Notably, the BJP, which for the first time came to power on its own in Haryana after the assembly polls in October last year, had said that its government will probe all the acts of ommission and commission of the previous Congress regime in the State.
Mumbai local train services were affected Tuesday as the city struggled with floods and waterlogging after heavy rainfall. Some delays were reported for local train services - the city's lifeline because over 75 lakh travel daily - on Central and Western Railway routes. At 10.30 am Central Railways' chief public relations officer Shivaji Sutar said some trains on the Main and Harbour lines were running late. All trains, however, were still running, he said.
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