Srinagar | June 10 : Startling revelations are coming to the fore about the Rs 250 crore funds NHPC had provided under the Rehabilitation plan for effectees of Kishen Ganga hydel Project.
According to the sources the funds have been swindled by some influential people leaving the needy high and dry.
Talking to PTK, former MLA Gurez Faqir Mohammad Khan said most of the available money was swindled by influenced people through forged revenue records and at various occasions demand for probe was made to book the culprits involved in the mass scam.
Khan said consequent to the public ire, some cases of fraud have been unearthed and three such individuals with forged revenue record for compensation have been asked to deposit the drawn amount back and the recovery proceedings was initiated vide govt, Order No: SDMG/2012/1479, dated: 09.08.2012, but still these culprits having political backing are evading government orders and even the officials from Revenue department are shielding such elements.
Khan appealed to the legislators of conscience to raise a voice in assembly so that each case of fraud is unearthed and culprits are booked.
2015 Kashmir Despatch