NFR GM under CVC scanner for graft

A top official of North East Frontier Railway has come under the scanner of CVC for alleged irregularities in procurement of perfume dispensers for air conditioned coaches.

New Delhi: A top official of North East Frontier Railway (NFR) has come under the scanner of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for alleged irregularities in procurement of perfume dispensers for air conditioned coaches.

CVC has issued a charge sheet against NFR General Manager Ranjit Singh Virdi, officials said.

The Vigilance Directorates under the Ministry of Railways had initiated an inquiry into the irregularities in purchase of perfume dispensers on the basis of a media report. After completion of inquiry, the report was sent to CVC for necessary action. Acting on the report, CVC has issued the charge sheet against the officer, they said.

Calls made to Virdi, a 1972 batch officer of Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineers, seeking his comments did not elicit any response.
PTI

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