Imphal, April 24,
Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today revealed another scams at Manipur Development society saying that a work order has been awarded to a contractor firm for the similar work that has been already awarded and the amount has been withdrawn by the later.
“ Around Rs. 3 crores which has been sanction for 10 different works awarded to IFD Designing Construction and Manufacturer firm on May 25, 2016 has been found withdrawn by one special contractor identified as SN Panmei”, MPCC spokesperson Hareshwar Goshwami said during a press conference held today at Congress Bhavan, here in Imphal.
He said the work orders for 10 different works including renovation and construction of Manpur Public Service Commission (MPSC) had been awarded to the IFD Designing Construction and Manufacturer firm in May 25, 2016. However, another work order for the similar works at MPSC has been awarded to a firm M/S SN Panmei on November 23 , 2017.
Goshwami said that the owner of the firm SN Panmei withdraw all the money which was supposed to be received by the IFD Designing Construction and Manufacturer firm as the work has been already undertaken by them. When asked who owned the IFD Designing Construction and Manufacturer firm Goshwami said that it is not about who owned the firm or not but it is about the misappropriation of the public money by breaking the norms.
On another case the MPCC spokesperson said that 2nd and 3rd instalment nutrition items means for distribution to Anganwadi centers has not been released, after the first instalment.
“This is a clear deprivation of the rights of the children, government should make clarification on why the nutrients and other edible items for children of anganwadi are not distributed on time”, Goshwami said.
The Congress spokesperson demanded immediate probe on the scams in MDS scam while stating that the present BJP government is not sincere.
“Why the government is taking so long in the CDA case even after 24 days?” he asked