Rs One crore embezzled in disbursement of Panchayat teachers' arrears
INVC NEWS Raipur, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today took serious view of the embezzlement of Rs One crore funds in the disbursements of arrears to the Panchayat teachers (Shiksha Karmis) at Berla Development Block in Bemetara tehsil. He ordered the Director of School Education Department to probe into the matter and bring the culprits to book. Dr. Raman Singh assured a construction worker who was seriously burnt when he came in contact with a high-tension line wire at Dhamtari district that compensation will be paid by the Chhattisgarh Power Distribution Company. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh resolved many public grievances at his weekly 'Jan-Darshan' programme at his official residence today. He met many delegations and individuals from various parts of Chhattisgarh. He sanctioned 28 development works worth Rs 80 lakh to various regions of state. He ordered the Excise Department officers to ban illicit sale of arrack at village Bartori (Bilha Police Station limits) in Bilaspur district as soon as possible. Dr. Raman Singh sanctioned Rs One lakh funds for immediate treatment of a Cancer patient 15-year-old Miss Vijiya Nirala , a resident of village Tihalipali (Bhilagarh Development Block) in Balodabazar-Bhatapara. The funds were allotted from the Sanjeevni Kosh. The girl is suffering from Cancer of the stomach. Dr. Raman Singh acting on the complaint of Mrs. Tejeshwari Pandey , a resident of village Matka in Tehsil Bemetara, ordered the Director of School Education Department to conduct a thorough inquiry into the matter and book the culprits. Mrs Pandey in her complaint stated it is a serious financial malpractice of Rs One crore. She mentioned that four innocent officials are in jail since 15 October 2014 while the real culprits are moving scot-free. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh met the family members of Mr. Rajuram Sahu, a resident of village Soram (Rudri Police Station limits) in Dhamtari district. In a memorandum they stated that during the construction of a school building at village Bagatrai (Tehsil Gurur) in district Balod, Mr. Rajuram Sahu, 24 years, came in contact with a high tension line wire and was seriously burnt. While falling from the building he hit an iron rod and injured himself seriously. His face was badly burnt. He was treated at the Christian Hospital at Dhamtari. He is still undergoing treatment and bedridden. He is financially weak and unable to fund the treatment. Dr. Raman Singh directed the application to the Chhattisgarh Electric Distribution Company Managing Director to look into the matter and release the compensation soon. A large number of citizens from village Bartori (Bilha Police Station limits) in Bilaspur district submitted a memorandum stating that for the past three years some people are indulging in sale of illicit liquor. The atmosphere in the village is polluted. Dr. Raman Singh directed the Excise Department officials to resolve the dispute as soon as possible. Former teachers and employees of State Government-aided M.V.N.Rao Memorial School Khursipar (Bhilainagar) met Dr. Raman Singh at the 'Jan-Darshan' programme . In a complaint they stated that the School Management Committee had closed down the school in April 2015. Two Assistant Teachers have been absorbed in other schools and the rest seven assistant teachers are jobless and they have not received their wages for the past three months-March 2015 to May 2015. He assured the teachers that they will be done justice and directed the Director of School Education Department to look into the issue and settle their wages.