Urban Development Minister Azam Khan has suspended 25 officials of Jal Nigam and its construction wing,Construction and Design Services (CDS),on charges of serious anomalies in implementation of various developmental projects. Besides this,Khan has also ordered lodging of FIRs against four officials of CDS for poor construction work in Allahabad.
Executive Engineer,Jal Nigam,Lucknow,D K Gupta has been suspended for laying sewer lines outside the municipal limits of Lucknow; Executive Engineer,Jal Nigam,Sitapur,Amar Singh Katiyar has been suspended for overlooking DM Sitapurs instructions while Executive Engineer,CDS,Luckow R P Jatav faces action for being lax and not supervising and monitoring his staff. Executive Engineer,Jal Nigam,Lucknow,R Bachan has been suspended as he did not seek sanction while installing handpumps.
Senior Acountant Ashok Kumar Soni has been suspended for not proper upkeep of records while Executive Engineer V P Singh has been suspended for remaining absent since May 25 allegedly without proper information.
Others in the list include Executive Engineer Raibareilly Mahendra Pandey,Exective Engineer Sanjay Kumar,Assistant Engineer K P Singh,Assistant Engineer Devendra Singh of Ramabai Nagar,Assistant Engineer,K C Kansal of Bulandshaher,Assistant Engineer,G S Gill of Ghaziabad too have been suspended.
In the Yamuna Pollution Control Unit,Ghaziabad JE S K Zaidi has been suspended for not repairing the roads after laying sewer lines; JE,Banda,Kabir Ahmed for preparing fake bills and vouchers and JE,Gonda,Awadh Raj Singh for substandard construction.
FIRs will be lodged against Project Directors R K Bansal,R B Chanchal,J Es Shameem Ahmed and A K Chandravanshi for substandard construction of girls high school at Sirsa in Shukulpur,Allahabad.