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'Rs 3 crore goes down the drain' - Belandur Lake works

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Rs 3 crore goes down the drain
CAG Unearths Major Irregularities In Bellandur Lake Rejuvenation Project
Vinay Madhav | TNN

Bangalore: Even as Bangalore is fast losing its lakes, plans to rejuvenate  them are turning sour. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the legislature has highlighted a scam in a project to revive Bellandur lake, one of the first lakes restored by the Lake Development Authority (LDA). The issue came up for discussion during PAC meetings on Monday and Tuesday.  The panel referred to a report of the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) that pointed out irregularities in implementing the rejuvenation programme.

After a detailed discussion, the PAC team has decided to visit the lake on September 30 to asses the situation. "The project speaks of bio-rejuvenation  of the lake. A lot of technical terms and names of equipment have been  mentioned. But nothing seems to be in place and the scam appears to be  running up to Rs 3 crore ...

Wish we had a way to track all these public projects. If more of us take interest, someday we can do tracking at these levels.


Sanjeev's picture

Its old post, but what did LDA do that time ??

ANy one has report of LDA of Belandur lake, even 3 Crore spent and todays we r fighting in court  to save the lake. comment guidelines

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