New Delhi: Out of 61 proposals sent to Delhi CEO office for clearance for carrying out work under various projects by various agencies, 47 did not have approval of the Screening Committee, the poll body said Tuesday. The Election Commission-constituted Screening Committee consists of chief secretary, secretary of the GAD (General Administration Department) and secretary of the administrative department for which proposal for clearance is submitted, the CEO office said in a statement. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”It is categorically stated that all new projects or works will require prior permission of the Election Commission as per instructions under the Model Code of Conduct… shall be submitted to the EC through the CEO Office, duly approved by the Screening Committee, with a separate note of urgency as to why the proposal cannot wait till the election process is over,” it said. The letter dated March 30 also said in spite of such clear instructions repeatedly circulated, out of the 61 proposals received by the CEO Office till date, 47 were received without the approval of the Screening Committee. In case of a proposal on desilting by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, the proposal was received by the CEO Office on March 20 and was sent back to the SDMC with an instruction to send it through the Screening Committee, it added.
47 of 61 proposals on carrying out works sent to CEO office