MLC’s fund misused in Rural Development Department’s Block Poonch, TA’s, Secy Pyts, GRS enjoy the bounty
POONCH TODAY NEWS
POONCH: Block Poonch of Rural Development Department is again in news and this time for brazen misuse of MLC funds used in utter violation of rules in Poonch city and in few Panchayats namely Degwar Maldayalan, Degwar Terwan, Ajote, Gulpur and Karmara. Highly placed sources within the department said that JE’s, Technical Assistants with the full involvement of low rung staff prepared bills and withdrew payments of those works which were not existed on the ground. Huge payments were disbursed under MLC funds to blue eyed beneficiary by charging heavy commission from them. Even payments of large number of works which were carried out in Poonch city, even repeated works under MLC funds, were made from block Poonch in utter violations of the rules. Locals of the area said that they used to give commission for every work and no case moves without paying commissions to JE’s, TA’s, GRS and Secy Pyts. They said that RDD officials are openly making fortunes and its disturbing that no body is punishing them for their corrupt practices. They said that payments were also made of some works which never existed on the ground and for some works, double payments were made by technical assistants and their lower rung staff. People demanded an inquiry from ACB to bring to book those RDD officials of block Poonch who are openly demanding commission for every work in addition of indulging in fake payments withdrawal.