8 officers suspended in Ujjain and Anuppur owing to damage to dams
24th July 2019
Water Resources Minister Shri Karada gives instructions for special vigil Bhopal, July 24, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): The Minister for Water Resources Shri Hukum Singh Karada suspended 8 officers of the department, who were found prima facie guilty in construction works. These eight officers have been suspended owing to damage caused to the irrigation dams in Ujjain and Anuppur districts. Shri Karada gave instructions to the officials that special attention should be paid on quality in construction of irrigation dams and for maintaining special vigil for the safety of dams during the rainy season. The Executive Engineer In-Charge V.K. Bhandari, Sub-Divisional Officer Sunil Girwal, Sub Engineers A.C. Solanki, R.K. Sankhla and J.P. Mandrai have been suspended owing to the damage caused to the dam constructed under the Bachakhedi Minor Irrigation Scheme in Kahchrod tehsil of Ujjain district. Similarly, the Executive Engineer A.K. Vinodiya, Sub-Divisional In-Charge A.K. Bavela and Sub Engineer K.P. Tiwari have been suspended because of the damage caused to the under construction dam on Pipariya Reservoir of Kotma block of Anuppur district.