Tainted officer to issue tender for sand mining in Bihar – Patna News


The notification was issued by Harjot Kaur Banhara, Principal Secretary of the Mines and Geology Ministry and the accountability was given to Surendra Prasad Sinha.

Sinha, together with 4 different officers have been faraway from their respective posts in July this 12 months after the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) discovered them responsible of incomes disproportionate property.

Following EOW advice, the division suspended Sinha, who was deployed as Mining Development Officer of Patna and Sanjay Kumar Executive Director of the division in July. The different three officers Pramod Kumar, Rajesh Kumar and Mukesh Kumar have been transferred to the headquarters in Patna.

Bihar State Mining Corporation (BSMC) issued a tender for sand mining in eight districts 5 days in the past.

The tender was issued with the signature of Sinha, the executive officer of BSMC.

Illegal sand mining is rampant in Bihar with a lot of police and administrative officers having hand in glove with sand mafias.

During the collection of FIRs in EOW police station in Patna, the unit had really useful to the respective division for the suspension of two SP rank officers, 4 SDPOs, one SDO, one MVI, three circle officers other than 5 mining officers.

Janak Ram, the Mining and Geology Minister stated: “The appointments of officers were done from the office of Principal Secretary. I have nothing to say on it.”

When contacted, Principal Secretary Banhara did not reply IANS cellphone calls.

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