Punjab Irrigation Scam: Contractor Gurinder Singh absconding; VB unearths trail of assets, transactions

DW Bureau / Chandigarh Contractor Gurinder Singh who was recently booked by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) in connection with the multi-crore Irrigation scam is absconding since August 17. Sources said the probe agency had been unable to trace his whereabouts since an FIR was registered against the contractor and half a dozen senior irrigation […]

Daily World Special on Irrigation Scam: Punjab Vigilance unearths large-scale irregularities in project allotments; top Govt officers, contractors on agency’s radar

Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh The annual turnover of one of the contractors who was allotted tenders worth Rs 1,000 crore in Drainage and Kandi wings, went up by almost 60 times ÔÇö from Rs 4.5 crore in 2007 to Rs 300 crore in 2017 Investigations by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) into the multi-crore irrigation […]