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BHOPAL: Companies of a gram rozgar sahayak have been terminated, whereas the panchayat secretary of a village suspended in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh, after the matter of 11 MGNREGA job playing cards bearing photos of Bollywood actresses, together with Deepika Padukone, got here to the fore.
The District Panchayat chief govt officer (CEO) Gaurav Benal stated after the first probe, the panchayat secretary of Peeparkheda Naka village Mojilal Senani has been suspended, whereas companies of the gram rozgar sahayak Rum Singh Jamre had been terminated on the instructions of district collector Anugraha P.
“Footage of the Bollywood actresses are now not seen on the involved job playing cards on the net portal anymore. Probe is underway to learn the way such alleged manipulation of photographs on the job playing cards occurred. If required, technical consultants might be roped in for detailed investigation.
“Motion has been initiated in opposition to the gram rozgar sahayak, because the login ID and password particulars of the job assure scheme’s portal is held by him. If subsequent probe establishes any felony intent on a part of the gram rozgar sahayak or the panchayat secretary, then felony case might be registered in opposition to them,” Benal stated.
“No monetary irregularities have to date been discovered within the probe to date. The photographs of precise job cardholders have been discovered on the playing cards they usually’ve been paid for the work executed by them,” he maintained.
The Peepakheda Naka village sarpanch Shanta Bai, in the meantime, blamed the rozgar sahayak and panchayat secretary for the alleged anomaly within the MGNREGA portal.
One of many job card holders Sonu Shantilal, nonetheless, alleged that pretend job playing cards had been made and Bollywood actress’s image mounted on it as a substitute of his spouse’s and cash too has been taken on the premise of it. “Neither me nor my spouse have taken a single penny through the use of the cardboard,” alleged Sonu.
Importantly, the Peeparkheda Naka village is a part of Khargone district’s Jhriniya Janpad Panchayat, which was praised in 2019 for having paid out 100 % of allotted wages for employment beneath the MGNREGA scheme.
Not too long ago, the matter of 11 MGNREGA job playing cards bearing photos of Bollywood actresses, had come to the fore. It was additionally talked about on the cardboard that the job card holders involved at Peeparkheda Naka village had executed works pertaining to canal restore and pond deepening. The cardholders had alleged that they had been proven to have been paid wages, regardless of not having labored.