UP CM orders probe into irregularities in flood control

Taking serious note of the alleged irregularities in flood control works in the district, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the issue.

Last Updated: Apr 04, 2012, 14:05 PM IST

Lakhimpur: Taking serious note of the alleged
irregularities in flood control works in the district, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday ordered an inquiry
into the issue, official sources said.

The order was issued during inspection of Sharda canal
and flood affected areas by the CM along with several other
ministers, including irrigation minister Shivpal Singh Yadav.

During inspection, Akhilesh ordered an inquiry into several complaints related to irregularities in GEO bags.
The Chief Minister also expressed his displeasure over release
of water of Sharda river as complaints of silting were
received.

The CM directed the district officials that with two
months still left for monsoons, the flood control works should
be completed in time.

He announced flood control projects of several crore
rupees besides taking an aerial survey of the area.

PTI