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General Bipin Rawat angry over 'large scale corruption' in military housing projects: Report

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 August 2019, 06:45 PM
General Bipin Rawat reportedly made this remark at a retiring officer's meeting. (Image Credit: ANI)
General Bipin Rawat reportedly made this remark at a retiring officer's meeting. (Image Credit: ANI)

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that strict action being taken against those involved in corruption into the construction and maintenance of a military housing project. "Large scale corruption cases have come out in military housing projects and strict action is being taken against erring officials," the Army Chief was quoted as saying by ANI.

The Army Chief reportedly made this remark at a retiring officer's meeting. He had ordered a probe after an officer, resident of army's Vikram Batra Enclave in Meerut Cantonment, had alleged large scale corruption into the construction and maintenance of the houses. 

He also cautioned officers to exercise most stringent security protocols to avoid breaches in cyber and information security. "Officers and jawans to must exercise most stringent security protocols to avoid breaches in cyber and information security," he was quoted as saying by the news agency. 

The Army Chief said that some cases of serious breaches of operational information have come across recently.

First Published: Monday, August 19, 2019 05:59 PM
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