Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Irregularities in Border Roads Works

Posted by- Neelam Mathews
Aug 2, 2011

According to information given by Defense Minister AK Antony to the Lok Sabha, some irregularities in allocation of tenders as well as in construction of roads have been reported with some roads being constructed along Indo-China border.

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has been entrusted with the construction of 61 roads of a length of 3394 Km along the Indo-China border.
Chief Technical Examiner (CTE) of BRDB had carried out technical audit of the roads constructed along Indo-China border. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the irregularities reported in the works in Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Technical Examiner of CVC has taken up investigation of the cases pertaining to roads in Arunachal Pradesh.
Officers against whom prima facie cases were found, have been removed from present assignments, said Antony.

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