Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Sept 21: Based on a complaint lodged by New Youth Electrical and Mechanical Workshop Holders Association Karan Nagar, Srinagar, a Joint Surprise Check (JSC) under No.11/2020 was conducted at LAWDA Office, Nishat in the backdrop of allegations that an ineligible candidate had been engaged as JE in LAWDA and the contract of maintenance of procured machinery used for de-weeding Dal Lake is being given to blue eyed un-registered firms and some engineers of LAWDA are having partnership in these blue eyed un-registered firms, a spokesman of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) said.
He said there are also allegations that chemical procured and used by LAWDA is substandard in quality.
“During the course of joint surprise check, it transpired that the LAWDA, has illegally engaged one Wardha Syed Buchh son of Mohammad Syed Buchh R/O Shivpora, Srinagar, as Junior Engineer on consolidated basis vide their order No. 65 –LDA of 1998 dated 31.10.1998, whereas the said Engineer had not completed his diploma in electronics engineering at the time of engagement, whereas he earned his diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) in 1999. The said JE is from ECE background whereas the LAWDA requires engineers of Mechanical Engineering background,” the spokesman said.
He said during Joint Surprise check, copies of the relevant records pertaining to the repairs and to other allegations, have been seized on spot.
“Further probe of the case is in progress,” the spokesman added.