- Investigation done after news on NBT
- Investigation found the allegations to be true
- A committee was also formed to investigate the whole matter.
Sudhanshu Mishra, Hardoi
Ignoring the rules in Hardoi district of UP electricity connection The news of giving was carried prominently by NBT Online. After the news spread, when the Superintending Engineer got the matter investigated, the matter was found to be true. After this, he suspended the junior engineer and set up an inquiry.
The matter is of Kamla Nagar locality of Kotwali countryside area. Many people had applied for connection in this locality located on Pihani Road. Those who were not given connections by citing the rules, but connections of two people were given keeping the rules in mind. The news of this was carried prominently by NBT Online. After the news spread, the responsible woke up and the entire matter was investigated. On investigation it was found that both the connection rules are contrary. Superintending Engineer NK Mishra on Sunday suspended under Engineer Dinesh Kumar Yadav posted at Sandi Electricity Substation. Along with this, a committee has also been formed to investigate the whole matter.
Connection was given without estimate
There cannot be an estimated connection in the plotting area. In such a situation, to whomever the connection is given, his estimate is made. In the two connections given by JE, one made an estimate, but the other was given a connection without making an estimate. People complained about this to the departmental officers, but no action was taken. When the news broke, the connection was cut and the JE was suspended.
NBT effect: Rules were put on hold, electricity connection, JE suspended