x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Clogged drains put question mark on development claims, says Munish | Karnataka fails to score big as J&K trails by 118 runs on day 3 stumps | Sanjeevni Sharda Kendra organizes ‘Samoohik Shivratri Samaroh’ | Heritage School Organises Workshop on Global Citizenship Education | RMPS organises Inter-school badminton competition | Punjab faculty delivers extension lecture | Daughter of soil conferred with ‘ Zohra Sehgal National Award-2020’ | Farewell party for outgoing students organized | Valedictory programme on employability skill enhancement concludes | Intra- Zone Cricket Men tournament organized | DLSA Samba organises cricket coaching camp/tournament | JKNPP protests transportation of bovines to Manipur from Jammu Military farms | J&K Bank FC thrashes PDC by 6 goals to 1, clinches football championship | IECS Polytechnic celebrates “Matribasha Diwas” | DLSA Samba organises cricket coaching camp/tournament | JU organize national integration camp | J-K Institute, Canadian firm sign pact on cannabis research | YCET conducts online test under spoken tutorial project of IIT Bombay | Youth Congress stages protest over hike in LPG price | BMPS organizes annual day | Himalayan college organises sports week | 460 doctors , Nursing candidates selected for Certificate Programme for AB-HWC | National Tribal Youth exchange programme underway | NC in doldrums, father-son party left with no decision makers | 30 years on, a woman's struggle continues against Edu Deptt to get her job back | Amid talks of banning private practice by govt doctors, need is to regulate private clinics as well | Kashmir abuzz with sporting events as Jammu left idle by Govt! | Bukhari group, businessmen hold 'secret' meeting at Gulmarg | Ram Madhav meeting with Altaf Bukhari fuels rumours | Two LeT militants killed in encounter at Sangam-Bijbehara in Anantnag | In a bid to make JK incorruptible, LG’s Office seeks services of 150 IAS officers from Delhi | India issues travel advisory on Singapore | JKTJAC demands resolution of teaching fraternity' issues | Khidmat Centre professional welcomes announcement by PMO | China casts evil eye on the Union Territory of Ladakh | No country for women | Active militant of HM arrested in Pattan Baramulla, associate of LeT in Sopore | Languishing projects in Rajouri get breakthrough | 11 thieves arrested: 12 motor vehicles, 160 gm gold, mobile phone recovered | Cyber Police Station takes cognizance of threat to senior Police Officer received on Social Media; FIR Registered | Court sent six OGWs to 15 days judicial remand | Seven dead as passenger vehicle falls into gorge | Court rejects plea of JK Bank for releasing of documents | DC seeks short-term, long-term proposals for beautification of Jammu | Domicile law for J&K coming very soon: Dr Jitendra | SRO-202 employees’ delegation call on BJP state president | Div Com for strict implementation of anti-encroachment drive | PHE workers stage protest, strike enters 16th day | CB arrests fraudster for duping crores of rupees | Schools in Kashmir to re-open on February 24 | Placed on ground, PDD transformer poses threat | Tractor owners stage protest against Govt | DC holds extensive appraisal of land encroachments in Shalteng tehsil | Narcotic smuggler held with heroin | ADC inspects district hospital | Revenue Camp held at Kishtwar; 10 mutations attested on spot | Driver killed as truck falls into gorge in Ramban | 8 tippers seized for illegal mining | Jammu Paryatan to start bus service for Purmandal, Utter Behni Temples | DDC inspects works executed under B2V programme | Power shut down | Back Issues  
 
news details
Alleged nepotism in supply orders by SICOP
‘Div Com Jammu directs ACB for proper inquiry’
2/14/2020 12:10:55 AM
AVINASH AZAD

EARLY TIMES REPORT

JAMMU, Feb 13: Taking strong notice of reluctance on part of the SICOP, following repeated complaints of nepotism in allotment of supply orders to blue eyed firms by the corporation, the Divisional Commissioner Jammu directed Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct proper inquiry into allegations leveled by an entrepreneur.
According to sources, the Divisional Commissioner Jammu office in the month of November 2019, after having no response from J&K SICOP and the Directorate of Industries & Commerce Jammu, with regard to repeated complaints of nepotism by an entrepreneur, had directed the ACB for proper inquiry in to the matter and book the culprits under relevant law.
“Naman Bakshi owner of M/S Bakshi Cement Works Arts, Reasi, had repeatedly apprised the authorities regarding alleged nepotism in allotment of supply orders for interlocking tiles to Rural Development Department, the Div Com had sought detailed report from the Director Industries & Commerce, and Managing Director SICOP”, sources said, adding that but the complainant remained deprived of even a single supply order and causing huge loss to his unit, as he had taken loan from a bank for his manufacturing unit.
“He kept knocking doors of higher authorities, including DC Reasi, MD SICOP, Director RDD Jammu, GM SICOP, Director Industries & Commerce Jammu, though the same was conveyed to SICOP by the concerned offices, even he had also submitted a written complaint to erstwhile, State Vigilance Organization, now ACB along with sufficient proof of fraud committed on the pretext of supply orders given to selective firm”, they said.
“Kindly find enclosed herewith a copy of complaint along with its enclosure submitted by one Naman Bakshi, (M/s Bakshi Cement Works Arts) regarding the subject cited above. The complaint is self-explanatory and need proper investigation. In this connection, I’m directed to request you to kindly get the allegation verified and take appropriate action in the matter”, letter addressed to Director ACB J&K vide no. 901/DivCom/ACB/Reasi/1480-81, dated 26/11/2019 read.
When Contacted, Managing Director, SICOP J&K, Atul Sharma said, “There are no such things happening in new system.”
“In past may be some favour be given to someone, since the day I joined here, I directed my subordinates to follow due process while placing supply orders for government department to the manufacturers”, he said, adding that he could not comment on what had happened in past, but if someone has grievance he/she come to me any time. “No injustice will take place in new system, I assure you”, he added.
  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