Govt constitutes fact-finding committee for JKPCC

Srinagar: Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal today constituted a fact finding committee to look into the affairs of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation Limited (JKPCC).

Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma, Commissioner Secretary Revenue Shahid Anayatullah, Managing Director JKPCC M. Raju were present at the meeting, who among others will be the members of the said committee.

Principal Secretary said that the committee will look into the matters regarding process of awarding contracts to the contractors often on a nomination basis, without following transparent tendering procedures, diverting of funds from one project to another, irregularities in appointments at various levels, inefficiency in functioning and cost overruns in implementation of projects etc.

Rohit Kansal directed the MD JKPCC to prepare a detailed report on pending projects, ongoing projects, their estimated cost, funds being spent on these projects, process of tendering, process of appointments, strength of employees in the corporation, audit mechanism and procurement procedure.

The Principal Secretary also had deliberations with the members of the committee and asked for their suggestions for improving the functioning of the Corporation.  He said that committee will also suggest measures for reinforcing discipline in the Corporation and delivery of quality work.

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