Bamboo instead of rod in DAE: Panel formed to investigate

Bamboo instead of rod in DAE: Panel formed to investigate


A three-member panel has been formed to investigate the use of bamboo pieces instead of rod in the construction of a Department of Agricultural Expansion (DAE) building in Darshana upazila.The committee was formed on Friday with Khamarbari Plant Quarantine Wing director Soumen Saha as its head.

The two other members of the probe panel are Project Director of the DAE Strengthening Phytosanitary Capacity Project Ayub Hossain and DAE Chuadanga deputy director Nirmal Kumar Dey.

Meanwhile, a seven-member team of the DAE and the consultant firm visited the under-construction building and talked to the authorities of construction company and two engineers.

Talking to reporters, Ayub Hossain said stern action will be taken against those involved in the corruption.

He also suspended consultant firm engineer Robiul Islam and constructing company engineer Subrata Biswas over the incident.

Meanwhile, Zilla Parishad administrator Mahfuzur Rahman and Parliament Member from Chuadanga-2 Ali Ajgar visited the under-construction building on Friday.

The authorities concerned shut the construction work of a DAE Plant Quarantine Wing building on Thursday following an allegation that the construction was being made with bamboo pieces instead of rod.


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