x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Adityanath confident that Indian govt will act against Pak-sponsored terrorists | Kolkata girl gets rape threats for Facebook post on Kashmir | Indian envoys to Pakistan, United States meet Rajnath Singh | 10-yr-old girl writes to PM Narendra Modi demanding revenge for Pulwama terror attack; letter goes viral | Lockheed Martin unveils new combat jet F-21 for India | 2500 Kashmiri youth brave snow, rain to participate in Indian Army's recruitment drive | Earthquake hits UP, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR and Kashmir | Landslides halt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway | Exams of Class 8, 9 postponed in Jammu | Curfew temporarily relaxed in Jammu | Hurriyat leader under NIA scanner continues to enjoy security | Pak PM Khan pretends to be blind, can't see Azhar enjoys all privileges in his country | Abdullahs and Muftis-style hurting Kashmiris outside Kashmir | Started 7 years back, 200 bedded maternity hospital still in oblivion | Examination postponed, internet services remain suspended | Annoyed over ignoring youth, Congress leader likely to join BJP | Aggrieved CRPF ready to help Kashmiris | Anyone who picks up gun in Kashmir will get killed: GOC Dhillon | Promote peace, eschew tendencies of hate: Dr Farooq | SRS seeks action against anti-national elements | JKNPP appeal masses to maintain peace | VKS appeals people to maintain communal harmony | Rajnath Singh reviews J&K situation; NSA, Home Secretary attend the meeting | JKTF discusses filling of vacant Chairman' post | Ek Sath Rang Mandal presents 339th Monday Theatre | SBI announces humble initiatives for martyred CRPF soldiers in Pulwama | Guru Ravi Dass Jayanti celebrated | Kashmiri student rusticated from SGT for Pulwama comments | Youth arrested charged with sedition for 'anti-national' activities on social media | Robbers stumble after looting Rs 40 lakh from ATM, people flee with money scrambled on road | France to move proposal at UN to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar | Work on hi-tech border surveillance project in progress: BSF | Cabinet clears promulgating fresh ordinance for companies law amendments | DoT asks telcos to crack down on subscriber sending offensive messages | Fresh snowfall in Himachal's Shimla, Kufri, Dalhousie | Civil court should examine if wearing turban is essential for Sikhs: SC | Centre review against SC/ST verdict to be heard afresh, says SC | Govt relaxes norms for startups, raises investment limit for availing angel tax concession | Martyr's wife delivers baby girl soon after his last rites in Rajasthan | Centre hikes Dearness Allowance by 3% for employees, pensioners | Isolation of separatists begins with Fidayeen attack at Lethpora | Retribution to Pulwama attack and the Kashmiri sentiment | Why should Indian Tax Payers bear expenses for the security of Pak apologists in Jammu & Kashmir? | Govt reshuffles bureaucracy; DCs, other top officers transferred | Sheep Husbandry Deptt violates law, allows import of dead animals into Kashmir | Village housing 7.5 MW HP Project reels under darkness | Hundreds of stranded passengers evacuated from Khatika Talab area | Traffic PIL: HC orders appearance of Div Com, four other officers if orders not complied | Vehicle-borne IED separates Pulwama attack from earlier fidayeen strikes' | MLC booked for defying DC's order, impersonation | To 'sustain their families and serve the nation,' several Kashmiri youth participate in Army Recruitment drive | Vested political interests engineering communal divide: Harsh | Ramban people allege HCC of damaging environment | JPPF seeks release of detained Jammu youth | Tributes paid to martyrs | Need to act beyond the candle marches: AAP | Pak army increases deployment across LoC | Div Com issues fresh avalanche warning | NC and PDP need not to interfere in Jammu province: MPEJ | Pakistan violates ceasefire | Young Panthers seek release of detained youth | Fight in J&K is between nationalists and anti-nationals: Slathia | JKBSGs organizes Shardhanjali programme | Students pay tributes to all martyrs | 41st Sub-Junior National Volleyball Championship | Back Issues  
 
news details
Locals question DPO Kishtwar's enquiry
Theft of Govt cement in Baderwah block
10/18/2018 10:53:35 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Oct 18: Residents of Baderwah are questioning the enquiry conducted by District Panchayat Officer (DPO) Kishtwar wherein he has allegedly sided with the criminal elements of Rural Development Department (RDD) block Baderwah.
They have appealed to the Governor , his advisor and Commissioner Vigilance to probe the issue of black-marketing of Government cement in Baderwah.
As reported already after remaining attached for a month or so , all the five accused officials of Rural Development Department block Baderwah were absolved from the crime wherein they were found to be involved in selling Government cement in open market. A video in this regard had become viral on social media and it was on the direction of Chief Minister's office last year that Commissioner Secretary Rural Development Department acted and directed the Director RDD Jammu to take action against the accused officials. The whistle blowers who helped CM's grievance cell with all the proof allege that top officials in Directorate are threatening them with dire consequences.
Government cement was being sold in open market at the behest of four officials of Rural Development Department (RDD) in Baderwah area of Doda some months back . All he four employees of the department were attached with Directorate of Rural Development Jammu on the direction of CM's grievance cell and Commissioner Secretary Rural Development Department . District Panchayat Officer (DPO) Kishtwar Sunil Butyal was appointed as enquiry Officer who absolved all the accused without hearing the other party who provided proof of their involvement in the cement theft.
The accused officials included 2 Village Level workers (VLWs) namely Raja Firdous and Madan Lal and 3 Technical Assistants (TAs) Rajesh Kumar , Anil Sharma and Massarat . All the four officials are posted in BDO office Bhaderwah block.
They were attached after the allegations of misuse of departmental cement which is supplied for various developmental works . The then Director Rural Development Jammu R K Bhat while giving details earlier said that acting on a allegation and complaint that cement of the RDD in Bhaderwah , meant for MG-NREGA works was being misused by some insiders in the department and sold in the black. He on the direction of Commissioner / Secretary constituted a committee headed by DPO Kishtwar Sunil Butyal and also attached four empolyees which included two VLWs and two TA of Bhaderwah block in his office with immediate affect.
"I am not satisfied with the enquiry report prepared by DPO Kishtwar against the attached officials. I want a thorough investigation from the higher authorities especially from Governors office or Vigilance Organization. I have videos with me which prove Govt cement was being unloaded illegally during May -June last year. I have many proofs against RDD officials who are involved in selling of this Government cement to the private person which are sufficient to put them behind the bars. I am shocked to know that DPO has absolved them all and ironically DPO Sunil Butyal never took my statement in this regard as I am the main complainant in this case before CMs grievance cell. The probe has been conducted in mere 2 panchayats of Baderwah while as there are 30 more panchayats where probe was not conducted. DPO is completely impartial and I will agitate this matter before higher-ups "said Adil Farooq the complainant
"We appeal Governor, his advisor and Vigilance commissioner to probe into the loot of Govt cement in Baderwah. The cement smuggler and DPO Kishtwar are two sides of same coin and we demand this issue be probed at highest level" said Shiv Ram a resident of Baderwah
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU