Action against school principal, placement officer for taking bribe
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday expressed “shock” over prevailing corrupt
practices in the education system as he ordered action against a school principal and a placement officer of a government-run polytechnic college for taking bribes.
“I am shocked to see a lot of corrupt practices in our education system. No wonder there is so much corruption in society,” Sisodia said in a tweet.
According to officials, directives have been issued to file charge-sheet against
Ved Prakash, the principal of Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Bindapur, who had taken <g data-gr-id="28">bribe</g> for admission of four students in 2011-2012.
“Ordered action against a school principal who took bribes from four parents for admission by violating policy. The principal (Bindapur school) has also installed the water cooler in his office for personal use, which was bought for students,” Sisodia said in a series of tweets.
In the other case, a placement officer at GB Pant Polytechnic college was suspended for taking <g data-gr-id="40">bribe</g> for job recommendations on fake certificates.
“Also ordered to suspend a placement officer at G B Pant Polytechnic for taking bribes for job recommendation on <g data-gr-id="30">fake</g> certificate,” Sisodia said in another tweet. According to Anti-
Corruption Bureau advisor Gopal Mohan, a complaint was received on helpline 1031 that bribe is being taken for getting the students placed during the placement drives at the polytechnic college.
“The vigilance team investigated <g data-gr-id="116">complaint</g> and it was found that the training and placement officer, Deepti Mal, used to take <g data-gr-id="34">bribe</g> of lakhs of rupees through the coordinator of <g data-gr-id="35">mechanical</g> stream and a student, Roopesh. Forged documents were also used for the placements,” he said.