CBI Charges Ex-Employees State Insurance Corporation Chief In Alleged Grafts Case

CBI has alleged PC Chaturvedi sanctioned initiatives throughout 2007-09 in violation of CVC pointers (File)

New Delhi:

The CBI has charged former director basic of Staff’ State Insurance coverage Company (ESIC) PC Chaturvedi and 7 others for alleged violation of CVC pointers in sanctioning 14 initiatives value over Rs 6,255 crore between 2007 and 2009, officers mentioned on Friday.

Apart from PC Chaturvedi, these named as suspects embrace the then finance commissioner Rajiv Dixit, Chief Engineer PR Roy, Director (Finance) AK Sinha, Govt Engineer Rajiv Kumar, Joint Director V Subramanian, guide J Sarup and guide Hindustan Latex Restricted, D Kumar.

The company has alleged that PC Chaturvedi, in conspiracy with others, sanctioned these initiatives throughout 2007-09 in violation of CVC pointers.

The FIR is the results of two preliminary enquiries executed by the company into the allegations in opposition to PC Chaturvedi, a former IAS officer and others.

PC Chaturvedi didn’t have powers underneath the ESIC Act to sanction building of medical schools and his sanctioning energy was restricted to Rs 25 crore, the CBI has alleged.

Design Associates of Noida was allotted 20 initiatives by ESIC costing roughly Rs 3,755 crore, Skyline Architect of Lucknow bought 5 initiatives value Rs 2,158 crore, Mukesh Associates of Salem bought eight initiatives value Rs 1,528 crore, it mentioned.

No transparency was noticed whereas deciding on personal architect consultants, it mentioned and additional alleged that PC Chaturvedi bought medical tools via building businesses on nomination foundation and had additionally sanctioned an quantity of Rs 798 crore in violation of the CVC pointers.

It additionally alleged that appointment of PR Roy as chief engineer was executed with out ads and UPSC session.

Architect consultants have been paid a price for stage IV of consultancy, i.e. tendering course of, which by no means came about, because the works have been awarded to building businesses on nomination foundation, the FIR alleged.

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