Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will review the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal with the ministry preparing a presentation for him on the procurement which was scrapped after allegations of bribery and payment of kickbacks.
CBI will soon examine army officers who were part of the selection process for the 197 light utility helicopter deal.
The CAG has submitted its report on AgustaWestland chopper deal in which the government auditor is understood to have raised questions over various aspects of the deal.
The CBI has started another probe against UK-based helicopter supplier AgustaWestland for alleged corruption in the supply of Light Utility Helicopters to Army.
Stung by scams, Defence Ministry finalised new procurement policy under which Indian public and private sector will be given first priority for military procurements.
The AgustaWestland chopper deal had its echo in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with BJP demanding a discussion on the issue and government agreeing to have it tomorrow.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon