Will file FIR on vehicle fitness test case: ACB to court
Delhi Cabinet but “no irregularities” could be found on part of the Chief Minister.
It had said rules were violated to give “undue favour” to ESP India in award of the contract.
“The work (of lane test of commercial vehicles) was awarded to ESP India Ltd on nomination basis without calling any tender with the approval of the council of ministers of the government of NCT of Delhi,” it said.
On the allegation that the approval was given by Dikshit, the ACB had said “the approval was recommended only after obtaining the views of planning, finance and law department as per rule of businesses. However, no irregularities have been found on the part of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the then Transport minister.”
“The agreements dated February 27, 2008, and February 3, 2010, between Transport Department and M/s ESP India (for implementation of automated vehicle inspection unit and other works) were based on the conditions approved by the Cabinet of GNCTD (Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi).
“It was the primary duty of the Transport department and ESP India to follow the same but was in vain and undue favour was given by the Transport department to ESP India who cheated the public by taking the extra fees without conducting the loaded emission test,” the ACB had said.
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