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Vigilance directorate suggests probe into construction of classrooms in Delhi govt schools

According to reports, Delhi's vigilance directorate called for a probe by a "special agency"

Vigilance directorate suggests probe into construction of classrooms in Delhi govt schools
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In another setback for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the vigilance directorate has recommended a thorough investigation into the alleged irregularities in the construction of classrooms for Delhi government schools.

According to reports, Delhi's vigilance directorate called for a probe by a "special agency" claiming that it involved a "scam of Rs 1,300 crore".

A report of the Delhi vigilance directorate recommending the probe has been submitted to the chief secretary, said sources, reported sources.

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), in a report dated February 17, 2020, highlighted "glaring irregularities" in the construction of over 2,400 classrooms in Delhi government schools by the Public Works Department (PWD), reported PTI.

The vigilance commission had sought the comments of Delhi's vigilance directorate on the reports submitted in February 2020.

The vigilance directorate has also recommended fixing responsibilities" of the officials concerned of the Education Department and PWD who were involved in the "bungling" to the tune of nearly Rs 1,300 crore, they said.

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