UP govt to print posters of touts to check corruption

Last Updated: Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 13:19

Lucknow: In a bid to check corruption in welfare schemes, the Uttar Pradesh government has directed the rural development department to prepare posters of touts and paste them in villages and blocks.

"Chief Development Officers should launch a drive against corruption and get FIRs lodged against middlemen involved in schemes like Indira Awas and Mahamaya Awas Yojna,"

Rural Development Minister Daddu Prasad said during a review
meeting here yesterday.

"Posters of these middlemen should be printed and pasted on the walls in the villages and blocks so that corruption could be checked," he added.

He said that awareness camps should be organised in all blocks across the state to make people aware.

Prasad said that stern action should be taken against officers having poor performance in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 13:19
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