Electricity dept SDO under Vigilance scanner over DA allegations


Keonjhar: A NESCO SDO came under the scanner of the Vigilance sleuths following allegations of acquisition of disproportionate assets.

Reportedly, the anti corruption wing conducted simultaneous raids at places associated with Maheswar Sethi, SDO (Electrical), Meter Relay Testing under TPNODL (TATA POWER), Keonjhar.

Five teams comprising 2 DSsP, 6 Inspectors and other staff conducted raids following which 2 double storeyed buildings, 1 two wheeler and 3 plots were unearthed so far.

On the other hand, Bhaskar Sarkar, CEO, TPNODL has said: ” The arrest of SDO is a very serious matter for us and against the work ethics of TPNODL. ”

” We are looking into the case and are in touch with the State Vigilance Department. We have already initiated an internal enquiry through a high-level committee comprising of senior-most officials. Strict action will be taken against the erring officer which would include suspension and even termination of services, ” Sarkar added.

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