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J&K Govt constitutes FFCs to look into scams
Jammu & Kashmir

J&K Govt constitutes FFCs to look into scams

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Srinagar, May 11 : The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to constitute Fact Finding Committees (FFCs), headed by senior officers, to look into irregularities in different departments between 2010 to 2018, an official spokesman said.

All the FFCs will submit their reports by June 14, 2019, the spokesman said in a statement here late Friday night. He said based on a large number of complaints coming to Governor and to Government from various quarters regarding irregularities in the functioning of different Departments, the Government has decided to constitute FFC to look into these alleged irregularities, if any and identify those responsible for these.

The FFCs will look into irregularities in appointments in JK Sports Council, appointments in Skill Development, in awarding dredging contracts, in awarding macadamisation contracts and lack of progress in implementation of SWAN Project, he said. Each FFC will be headed by a senior officer and will submit it’s findings in a time-bound manner, he said.
Giving details, he said a FFC will examine illegal and irregular appointments in JK Sports Council and the Youth Services and Sports Department from 2010 – 2018 and identify those responsible for irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by the Principal Secretary (Home) and will also include Secretary, Youth, Services & Sports.

He said another FFC will look into all fraudulent appointments in the Skill Development Department and any Autonomous Body, Corporation and Organisation under it from 2010 – 2018 and shall identify those responsible for fraudulent appointments, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Commissioner-Secretary, Forest and will also include Secretary, DMRRR and Secretary, Technical Education.

A FFC will look into the irregularities in awarding and implementation of dredging contracts in the Jhelum river and elsewhere by the Irrigation and Flood Control Department and by LAWDA from 2010 – 2018 and identify those responsible for irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary, H&UDD and include Commissioner-/Secretary, Revenue and Commissioner- Secretary, PHE/I&FC.

Another FFC will look into irregularities in awarding and implementation of macadamisation contracts from 2010 - 2018 and identify those responsible for irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary, Finance and include Principal Secretary, Planning and MD, JKPCC. He said another FFC will look into the reasons for delay in implementation of SWAN Project by the IT Department and irregularities, if any. The Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary, Transport and will include Principal Secretary, Industries and Secretary, Higher Education.
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