Scam alleged in ‘Vyasa Sarovar’ facelift

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Jajpur: An ambitious plan for beautification of ‘Vyasa Sarovar’ shrine and its corridor at Vyasanagar here involving a whopping Rs 64 crore is mired in allegations of irregularities.

It is being alleged that the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) fund sanctioned for the project is not being spent properly. The quality of the work has come under scanner.

And this comes at a time when the municipality election is round the corner.

Although the Tourism department had prepared a blueprint for the purpose, people have alleged that the construction company is botching up the work, raising doubts about the durability of the project.

Locals alleged that instead of stones, the construction firm is using bricks. Similarly, it is using mud and murram instead of sand for laying the foundation for the boundary walls.

The boundary is not being constructed as per the blueprint prepared by the Tourism department, the locals added. Since this is…

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