Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday welcomed the MVA authorities’s choice to order a probe into Jalyukta Shivar, a water conservation scheme promoted by him throughout his tenure because the chief minister.
The Maharashtra authorities had on Wednesday ordered an inquiry by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in 900 work orders underneath the Jalyukta Shivar, which was the flagship scheme of the Fadnavis-led BJP authorities in 2014-19.
“I welcome the decision to probe the 950 works in Jalyukta Shivar scheme. During my tenure, I had already given similar probe orders into 600 works. These schemes were implemented under district collectors, with an average cost of Rs 1 lakh to 1.25 lakh. Some seven departments in a collectorate were involved in the scheme,” Mr Fadnavis mentioned whereas chatting with reporters.
Earlier on Wednesday, state water conservation minister Shankarrao Gadakh mentioned 900 tasks that had violated pointers and the place the standard of labor was inferior will face an open ACB inquiry.
Further, district collectors would conduct inquiry into some six lakh different works sanctioned underneath the scheme and examine the standard of the work and if the procedures had been adopted or not, Mr Gadakh had mentioned.
The Jalyukta Shivar scheme, pushed in an enormous approach by the BJP-led authorities, targeted on the development of farm ponds, weirs on channels and streams in addition to river-bed cleansing and widening. It additionally confronted allegations of corruption and “non-scientific” method to water conservation.
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