The additional Chief Secretary (Home) Dr. Suresh Babu today issued an order to conduct an enquiry by an Enquiry Committee consisting of Promod Ashthana, IPS, Additional Director General of Police as Chairman, Sumant Singh, IAS, Secretary(RD&PR) and Clay Khongsei, IPS, IGP as members.
State home department sanctioned a sum of Rs. 8, 01, 54, 775/- under the plan 2009-10 and 2010-2011 for
procurement of CCTVs for installation and commissioning at Raj Bhavan, Chief Minister bungalow and bazaar areas. It has been brought to the notice of the home department that CCTVs installed at Bazaar areas have not been functional since its installation and there are irregularities in procurement and installation of CCTV cameras.
The state government has decided to conduct an enquiry into the procurement and installation and commissioning of CCTV cameras to ascertain the facts and to find officers responsible for lapses if any.
The enquiry committee shall enquire into the process of tender, procurement, installation and commissioning of CCTVs and find out lapses if any and identify the persons responsible for such lapses.
The enquiry report shall be submitted to the government within a period of 15 days time.