Irregularities in SSA being investigated by Vigilance Commission: Naeem

Srinagar: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhter today informed the House that irregularities in the construction of schools under SSA are being investigated by the Vigilance Commission, adding that nobody would be allowed to misuse government exchequer.

He was replying to supplementaries raised by the legislators to the main question asked by Dina Nath.

Akhter informed the House that culprits found guilty would be dealt with strict punishment. He said that Government would spent Rs. 200 crore under RMSA for completion and construction of school buildings in the State. He said that the government would also find a solution for providing compensation towards using private land for construction of school buildings under RMSA. He said that engineering staff in the department would also be strengthened for creating better infrastructure.

Replying to the main question, the Education Minister said that there are reports of many such building where violation in norms has taken place under SSA, adding that in this regard the information was being collected.

He said that whenever an incomplete school building is not required to be completed on account of rationalization, no further expenditure is incurred on the same. He said that appropriate action is taken whenever such violations come to the light.

Javid Hassan Beg, Chaudhary Akram, Asgar Ali Karbaliye, Muhammad Shafi Uri, Mian Altaf and Pawan Gupta raised supplementaries to the main question. (CNS)


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