Staff sells pension record papers as junk to buy booze

  • | Monday | 25th September, 2023

Kanpur: To arrange money for liquor, a contractual class IV employee of Vikas Bhawan sold official documents kept in the office to a scrap dealer.Taking cognizance of the matter, the chief development officer took strict action and got a case registered against the accused, identified as Mohan.The matter came to light when an employee of the Non-Conventional Energy Development Agency witnessed Mohan stashing several files in a sack and caught him on suspicion. On checking the sack and asking him, it came to light that he was going to sell those government files at a nearby scrap shop to arrange for cash to buy liquor, and that he had done so several times.He said he used to sell official records at the shop of a scrap dealer Deepak Jaiswal, located near Vikas Bhawan and used whatever money he got to buy alcohol.On Friday, when officials searched the old age pension documents, record of verification for six years was also found missing.After the matter came to light on Friday, clerk Harendra Saxena of the social welfare department filed a complaint against the employee at Nawabganj police station, on Saturday.Later, records of the old age pension scheme from the year 2017 to 2022 were also found missing. The records of 2023, however, were recovered from the scrap-dealers shop.Scrap dealer Deepak Jaiswal told investigators that Mohan used to bring documents in a sack every day for sale. I did not known where he used to bring this from, he said and added, Mohan had been bringing a sackful of papers everyday for the past three months. Jaiswal said he sold all scrap to a wholesaler based in Beconganj. CDO Sudhir Kumar said he had filed a case against the employee accused and removed him from the job, along while clarification has also been sought from the departments concerned.We also published the following articles recentlyUP govt employee sells pension files as scrap, uses money for boozeA contractual employee at Kanpurs Vikas Bhawan was caught stealing files and selling them to a scrap dealer. The theft came to light when officials couldnt find some pension documents, and it was discovered that records from 2017 to 2022 were missing. The scrap dealer confirmed that the employee had been selling stacks of papers to him for the past three months. A case has been registered against the employee.Kanpur: Staff sells pension records of 6 yrs to buy booze, bookedA contractual employee in Kanpur was caught selling government files to a scrap dealer for Rs 60 per sack. The employee, named Mohan, used the money to buy alcohol. The missing files were discovered when officials couldnt find old age pension documents. Mohan had been bringing the files to the scrap dealer for the past three months. The dealer claimed he didnt know where the files were coming from and sold them to a wholesaler. The authorities are now trying to recover the rest of the missing documents. A case has been filed against Mohan.Scrapping NEP-2020 will prove disastrous: ExpertsFormer MLA Arun Shahapur criticized the Congress for opposing the National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) without understanding its value. He called on educationists and teacher organizations to warn the Karnataka government about the negative consequences of scrapping NEP-2020. MLA SV Sankanur also expressed concerns about the governments decision and emphasized the need to address the policys shortcomings instead of scrapping it. Former CM Basavaraj Bommai criticized the government for jeopardizing the future of underprivileged students by proposing a state-specific education policy and emphasized the importance of keeping politics out of education.

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