‘Panel on MeECL anomalies preparing report’

Shillong, March 16: The inquiry commission is preparing report into the MeECL anomalies for submission before the deadline of March 31. 

Deputy Chief Minister in-charge power, Prestone Tynsong informed this in Assembly on Wednesday.


He was replying to a question raised by Leader of Opposition Mukul Sangma on the status of the inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the implementation of projects under Saubhagya in the state.

According to Tynsong, the independent inquiry committee was notified to inquire inter alia, into the various aspects of functioning of the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) pertaining to procurement, AT&C losses and Human Resources Management.

Justice RN Mishra, retired High Court Judge was appointed as Chairman of committee, retired IAS officer Manoj Kumar as Administrative Member and retired REC Executive Director Sunil Kumar as Technical Member.

He said the independent inquiry committee has commenced its proceedings and has made 18 sittings till date, he said.

To a supplementary question, the deputy chief minister said Saubhagya scheme is also under the scope of the inquiry.

The committe had issued public notice inviting interested persons to depose before it, met officials of MeECL and has sought all the required documents from MeECL, he added.

“At present, the committee is preparing the report for submission before the deadline on March 31, 2022,” Tynsong said.

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