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Over Rs 5 cr spent on non-existent school toilets

The Shillong Times, 05 August 2014


TURA: Central funds for construction of toilets in different schools of East Garo Hills have allegedly been misappropriated to the tune of over Rs 5 crore during the tenure of the then deputy commissioner and current Tura DC Pravin Bakshi who allegedly allowed the systematic looting of public funds to benefit the Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS) and a local contractor.


This scribe is privy to documents revealing the magnitude of the scam and the involvement of officials and private individuals to drain public funds without implementing the project. Read more....