Irregularities in FF works taken up in Banaganapalli Disciplinary proceedings initiated


It has been brought to the notice of the Government of Andhra Pradesh that certain irregularities were took place in the FF works taken up in Banaganapalli (M), Kurnool District with a recommendation to initiate suitable departmental action against the officers responsible.

After examining the matter, it has been decided to initiate departmental action against the officer responsible. Accordingly in the reference 2nd read above, disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Retd.) by way of issuing articles of charges along with others.

Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Retd.) has submitted his WSD, denying the charges framed against him. After examining the WSDs of all the charged officers, it has been decided to place the matter before the departmental inquiry to conducting a detailed enquiry into the charges framed against them as their WSDs are not convincing. Accordingly, in the reference 4th read above, Sri K. Jalandhar, Chief Engineer, Anantapur has been appointed as Enquiry Officer.

The Enquiry Officer has submitted his inquiry report stating that the charge framed against Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Rtd) are held as not proved. After examination of the inquiry report, it has been decided to deviate with the findings of the Enquiry Officer on the following reasons:-

“It has been clearly concluded that Rice was issued for the work done in the month of July, 2005. The agreements were entered in December, 2005, that too after V&E inspected the works and pointed out the defects. Further, it has been reported that some of the field level books were not maintained properly. Thus, the charge-1 has been proved beyond doubt”.

A copy of the enquiry report together with the above disagreement factors have been communicated to Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Retd.) with a direction to submit his explanations, if any, on the disagreement factors of the Govt. with the findings of the Enquiry Officer.

Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Rtd) has submitted his explanation with a request to drop further action against him.

After examination of the explanation of Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Rtd), it has been provisionally decided to impose a penalty of 3% cut in pension for a period of one year against him. In the reference 8th read above, a show cause notice indicating the above provisional decision of the Govt. has been issued to Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE (Retd.) with a direction to submit his representation, if any, thereon.

Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE (Retd.) has submitted his representation with a request to drop further action against him. After examination of the representation of Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Retd.), it has been decided to impose a penalty of 3% cut in pension for a period of one year against him as his representation has no merits for consideration.

The Secretary, APPSC, Hyderabad has been requested to place the above proposal of the Government before the Commission and communicate the concurrence of the Commission thereon. the Secretary, APPSC has communicated the concurrence of the Commission.

After careful examination of the entire matter, it has been decided to impose a penalty of 3% cut in pension for a period of one year against Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Retd.). Accordingly Government hereby order to impose a penalty of 3% cut in pension for a period of one year on Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE (Retd.), for the irregularities committed in FF works taken up in Banaganapalli (M), Kurnool District.

The I&CAD(Ser.II) Department / the Engineer-in-Chief (AW), I&CAD Department, Hyderabad shall take further necessary action in the matter accordingly.

1. From the Director General (Vig. & Enft.) & E.O. Prl. Secy. to Govt., G.A.D.  Vig. Report No 10(I/V&E/CS/2006), dt.31-01-2007.

2. G.O.Rt.No.1558 I&CAD(Ser. VII(V&E)A1) Dept. dt.18-09-2009.

3. From Sri K.V. Ramanaiah, EE(Retd.) WSD dt. 11-11-2009.

4.  G.O.Rt.No.48, I&CAD(Ser.VII(V&E)A1) Dept., Dt. 20-01-2011.

5. From Sri K. Jalandhar, Chief Engineer(P) & Inquiry Authority,  AVR HNSS Project, Anantapur Lr.No. CE/AVR HNSS  Project/ATP/1Ce, Dt. 06-2-2012.

6. Govt. Memo No. 15104/Ser.VII(V&E)A1/2007-17, Dt.  13-04-2012.

7. From Sri K.V. Ramaniah, EE(Retd.) Expl. Dt. 25-05-2012.

8. Govt. Memo No. 15104/SerVII(V&E)A1/2007-18, dt. 2-6-2012

9. From Sri K.V. Ramaniaha, EE(Retd.) Rept. dt.2-7-2012.

10. Govt. Lr.No. 15104/SerVII(V&E)A1/2007-19, dt. 25-6-2013.

11. From the Secretary, APPSC, Hyd. Lr.No. 1478/RT/2/2013, dt.3-7-2013.

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