Central team in Mahanga to probe PMAY irregularities

Cuttack: A four-member team of Union Panchayati Raj ministry arrived in Cuttack today to probe irregularities in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) at Anandapur panchayat of Mahanga block of the district.

According to sources, the team which includes chief investigating officer VS Rana has been sent by the Centre to look into misallocation of funds and corruption in the PMAY

The irregularities in allocation of funds and corruption were first reported by OTV. Moreover, an RTI activist, Ram Chandra Behera also met Union Panchayati Raj Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urging him to launch a probe into the scam.

Taking cognizance of the matter, the Centre decided to send a team to investigate the matter.

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