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Min admits irregularities in ‘Jalyukta Shivar’ scheme

DNMUM438246 | 6/25/2019 | Author : Sudhir Suryawanshi | WC :439

Water conservation minister for state Tanaji Sawant on Monday admitted that there have been irregularities in as many as 1,300 works under the government’s flagship ‘Jalyukta Shivar’ water conservation programme. Admitting that around 1,300 complaints have been received regarding the Rs 13,000 crore Jalyukt Shivar scheme, he said that water conservation department has sought an open inquiry in this matter.
“Complaints have been filed with the water conservation department about irregularities in some 1,300 works under the Jalyukta Shivar scheme. Prima facie, there is truth in those complaints,” Sawant said while responding to a question raised by NCP member Vidya Chavan in the state Legislative Council.
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