NARSINGHPUR  : The project coordinator of the district education centre ML Pathak in his letter to the station in-charge of Gotegaon police station directed on Saturday to register an FIR against the sarpanch and secretary Gram Panchayat Koregaon for committing irregularities in the construction work and embezzlement of funds while constructing additional room at the primary school.

According to sources, the construction of an additional room was sanctioned for the primary school of gram panchayat Koregaon, for which sarpanch Ankur Kumar Pachouri and secretary Bezilal Mathur were made the in-charge of construction work.

The construction had to be completed within 90 days. The construction agency without constructing the room withdrew the whole sanctioned amount of Rs 1,22,300 from the bank account. Whereas in another incident the patwaris of Chhainakachhar and Dhadhiya villages were suspended with immediate effect on the directions of the district collector Naresh Pal for committing negligence and irregularities in the government works.

According to sources, patwari Kamlesh Tiwari of Chhainakachhar village under Gadarwara tehsil committed negligence while collecting bank accounts of the farmers due to which unnecessary delay was caused in distribution of relief amount.

Similarly, patwari of Dhadhiya village Kashiram Thakur did not complete the government works and of farmers within the stipulated time limit. Taking a serious note of the incidents both of them were suspended from their posts with immediate effect and departmental investigations were initiated against them.

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