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CVC annual report likely in Parliament soon

The annual report of the Central Vigilance Commission carrying details of investigation in the multi-crore Commonwealth Games scam is likely to be tabled in the ongoing session of Parliament.



New Delhi: The annual report of the Central
Vigilance Commission carrying details of investigation in the
multi-crore Commonwealth Games scam is likely to be tabled in
the ongoing session of Parliament.

Sources said the report, which will have minute details
of all probes undertaken by the anti-corruption watchdog
between January and December 2010, has been submitted to
President Pratibha Patil on June 30.
"The report has been given to the President as per
procedures mentioned in the CVC Act. It may be tabled in the
ongoing session," a senior CVC official said requesting
anonymity.

"The report includes major portion of investigation
carried out by the Chief Technical Examination`s wing of the
Commission in CWG corruption. It will discuss in details
cases," the official said.

The official refused to divulge further details of the
report, saying it will be a "breach of Parliament".

The probity watchdog has been investigating cases of
corruption in the conduct of the mega sporting event held here
between October 3-14 last year.

It has referred a number of cases to CBI against Central
officials and those from Delhi Government-run civic and
construction agencies.

The anti-corruption watchdog has found deficiencies like
higher rates, poor quality control and substandard material,
among others in 26 works worth Rs 3,316.58 crore carried out
by Central and Delhi governments` civic and construction
agencies.

Out of the total works being reviewed by the CVC, six
projects were executed by Public Works Department (PWD) under
the Delhi Government and were worth Rs 1,315.66 crore. Four
works costing Rs 364.11 crore were executed by the Municipal
Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
Besides, the report lists three works valuing Rs 221.22
crore done by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and two each
worth Rs 379.93 crore and Rs 105.80 crore respectively by
Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and Indian Tourism
Development Corporation (ITDC), among others.

The CVC has also found serious irregularities in two
projects worth Rs 193.16 crore implemented by the DDA and one
valuing Rs 18.37 crore by RITES, a Government of India
enterprise.

PTI

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