Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

Nitish demands high-level probe into World Bank allegations

Patna,Business/Economy,Politics, Tue, 03 Apr 2012 IANS

Patna ,April 3 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday demanded a high level probe into World Bank report highlighting corruption and fraud in national highway projects funded by the bank.


'It is a serious issue. There should be a high level probe into it,' Nitish Kumar told media persons here.



Nitish Kumar, who has declared a war on corruption in Bihar, said the central government must act fast to expose the people responsible, if the charges were true.



'The World Bank's revelation is something that affects all of us as fraud in national highway projects would have hit all,' he said, reacting to a report that the World Bank has cited bribes paid by private contractors to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) officials in order to obtain contracts.



The World Bank's Institutional Integrity Unit has sought a thorough probe into the matter.



The probe is likely to further highlight concerns about corruption in its development projects and increase pressure on outgoing President Robert Zoellick to tackle shortcomings in the bank's oversight of projects.


Haryana CM Manohar Lal congratulate former Deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
PM Modi paying tributes at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
People take part in the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.