Shutters scandal in Vamsadhara Project


It has been brought to the notice of the Government of  Andhra Pradesh that certain Engineers of I & CAD Department have committed irregularities in procurement of SG Shutters in Vamsadhara Project, in Srikakulam District.

After careful examination of the matter, in the references above, orders have been issued placing the following officers under suspension.

1. G.B Sundera Rao, DEE
2. S.A Gajapathi Rao, AE
3. D.V Narasimha Rao, AE
4. B. Suryanarayana Murthy, AE
5. D. Vijayagopal, AE
6. T. Ramdas, ATO
7. PSN Patro, AE

Subsequently, disciplinary action has been initiated against the above said officers by issuing articles of charges. After examining the written statements of defence of the charged officers, in the reference 9th read above, the case has been entrusted to COI for regular enquiry into the charges framed against them.

Sri G.B Sundera Rao, Dy.EE and (6) others have submitted representations with a request for their reinstatement into service.

Government, after careful examination of the entire matter have decided to revoke the suspension of the officers shown at para (2) above, pending finalization of disciplinary proceedings against them and to post them in non focal posts away from the place of irregularity on their reinstatement into service.

Therefore, Government in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (c) of Sub Rule (5) of Rule -8 of the Andhra Pradesh Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal)Rules, 1991, hereby revoke the said orders of suspension with immediate effect.

The Engineer-in-Chief (AW), Irrigation & CAD Department, Hyderabad shall take further necessary action to issue posting orders to the above individuals, and to post them in non focal posts, away from the place of irregularity on their reinstatement into service.
IRRIGATION & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) DEPARTMENT

G.O.Rt.No. 50 Dated:16- 01-2013
Read the Following
1. From the General Administration (V&E) Dept.
Vigilance Report No. 16 (1363/V&E/EI/2008) dt. 25-03-2009.
2. G.O.Rt.No. 1315, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03-08-2009
3. G.O.Rt.No. 1318, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03.08.2009
4. G.O.Rt.No. 1319, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03.08.2009
5. G.O.Rt.No. 1321, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03.08.2009
6. G.O.Rt.No. 1322, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03.08.2009
7. G.O.Rt.No. 1333, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03.08.2009.
8. G.O.Rt.No. 1334, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated 03.08.2009
9. G.O.Rt.No.20, I & CAD (Ser.VII(V&E-2) Department, dated, 10 -01-2011.
10. Representations dt.13.04.2012, of Sri G.B. Sundera Rao, Dy.EE and (6) others (u/s).

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