Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh on Friday issued a charge sheet against Executive Engineer (Roads-1) Ajay Garg, Sub Divisional Engineer B&R Jagdeep and initiated legal action against Junior Engineer (Rtd)Amrik for illegal road construction in village Faidan Nizampur, in the UT of Chandigarh on private land through the government machinery and funds.
The charge sheets have been issued by the orders of the Commissioner Municipal Corporation Anindita Mitra, IAS on Friday morning. After conducting a detailed inquiry into the matter, a report has been submitted to the Commissioner in which the rules to use ward development fund including guidelines for selection and execution of WDF scheme framed by the Municipal Corporation has been found to be violated as the land selected for execution of works should necessarily be Corporation land.
According to the report of Patwari Revenue, Kanungo and Patwari of MCC, the ownership of the land in question of village Faidan Nizampur, UT, Chandigarh has been found private as per the revenue record and does not belong to the Government or MC, Chandigarh.
Taking this issue seriously, the Commissioner ordered the charge sheet under major penalties be issued against the responsible engineers.