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Six Revenue Department officials suspended

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 00:43

Puducherry: Six Revenue Department officials have been suspended for allegedly issuing false income certificates to government servants to get financial assistance under the Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Housing subsidy scheme.

A source in the Collectorate here said on Friday that the six staff who included two women officials had issued false certificates enabling some government servants to get housing subsidy under the scheme operated by the Slum Clearance Board to convert huts into concrete houses.

The scheme is meant for poorer sections to get the assistance from the government.

A vigilance probe was conducted and following a prima facie case District Collector S B Deepak Kumar issued orders yesterday suspending the officials two Village Administrative officers and four Revenue Inspectors.

First Published: Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 00:43

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