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CAG Report: Electrical energy firms purchased transformers by following guidelines, motion advisable

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Hear the information Hear the information Electrical energy firms have executed a variety of arbitrariness within the buy of transformers. Transformers have been purchased retaining the principles in thoughts. Ignoring the requirement of registration with the Bureau of Indian Requirements (BIS), contracts have been entered into to buy transformers with companies that had solely submitted purposes for a similar. This has been disclosed within the report of the Comptroller and Auditor Normal of India (CAG) positioned in each the homes of the Legislature. The report additionally advisable motion in opposition to the officers accountable for this. The CAG assessed the procurement, high quality assurance system and restore of distribution transformers in Madhyaanchal, Purvanchal, Dakshinanchal and Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam throughout 2016-17 to 2018-19. Throughout this era, energy firms finalized 146 tenders for buy of three,01,336 distribution transformers value Rs 2,489.71 crore and Rs 290.23 crore for repairs. Of those, CAG reviewed 33 per cent tenders for buy of 1,67,379 transformers and 45 per cent tenders for repairs value Rs 147.73 crore. In accordance with the CAG report, many irregularities have been revealed within the evaluate of tenders. Through which it is very important enter into contracts with companies not fulfilling the pre-qualification situations and never offering kind take a look at studies. Specifically, questions have been raised on the contract of transformer provide with the companies regardless of not having BIS certificates. The officers additionally awarded the contract for provide of transformers value crores of rupees to the ineligible companies most well-liked. In some instances, it has additionally come to the fore that tenders have been opened first and BIS certificates was given later. Not solely this, resulting from failure to implement the value fall again clause, the ability firms needed to incur extra expenditure of Rs 1.37 crore. In accordance with the report, essential high quality testing of 1,26,205 transformers value Rs 802.92 crore was not carried out. Audit additionally revealed that undue benefit was prolonged to a agency primarily based in Meerut within the buy of transformers regardless of the pattern failing within the high quality take a look at. The CAG has additionally revealed all of the irregularities within the restore of transformers. For instance, the variety of broken transformers was far more than the usual and the return of burnt transformer oil and aluminum and copper have been additionally lower than the prescribed requirements. The personal firm Torrent Energy Ltd. It has additionally been revealed to have given undue benefit to. It mentioned that Dakshinanchal Nigam has brief recovered regulatory surcharge of Rs 79.90 crore from Torrent Energy and likewise suffered lack of curiosity of Rs 29.97 crore on the brief recovered quantity. The report revealed that failure to find out the right value differential for the prolonged provide interval of distribution transformers in Dakshinachal resulted in overpayment of Rs 2.03 crore to the suppliers. The CAG has additionally put the Dakshinachal Vitran Nigam within the dock for the acquisition of sheet molding compounding (SMC) packing containers in extra of the requirement, saying that unreasonable purchases of Rs 7.86 crore have been made. As well as, there was a lack of curiosity of Rs 2.12 crore. Unreasonable buy of products in Madhyanchal In accordance with the CAG report, Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam made an unreasonable buy of transformer safety packing containers value Rs 7.25 crore, which remained unutilized for greater than 4 years. The CAG has additionally questioned the lack of curiosity fee of Rs 6.41 crore on account of incorrect estimation of taxable revenue by the State Electrical energy Era Company. Extension energy firms have executed a variety of arbitrariness within the buy of transformers. Transformers have been purchased retaining the principles in thoughts. Ignoring the requirement of registration with the Bureau of Indian Requirements (BIS), contracts have been entered into to buy transformers with companies that had solely submitted purposes for a similar. This has been disclosed within the report of the Comptroller and Auditor Normal of India (CAG) positioned in each the homes of the Legislature. The report additionally advisable motion in opposition to the officers accountable for this. The CAG assessed the procurement, high quality assurance system and restore of distribution transformers in Madhyaanchal, Purvanchal, Dakshinanchal and Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam throughout 2016-17 to 2018-19. Throughout this era, energy firms finalized 146 tenders for buy of three,01,336 distribution transformers value Rs 2,489.71 crore and Rs 290.23 crore for repairs. Of those, CAG reviewed 33 per cent tenders for buy of 1,67,379 transformers and 45 per cent tenders for repairs value Rs 147.73 crore. In accordance with the CAG report, many irregularities have been revealed within the evaluate of tenders. Through which it is very important enter into contracts with companies not fulfilling the pre-qualification situations and never offering kind take a look at studies. Specifically, questions have been raised on the contract of transformer provide with the companies regardless of not having BIS certificates. The officers additionally awarded the contract for provide of transformers value crores of rupees to the ineligible companies most well-liked. In some instances, it has additionally come to the fore that tenders have been opened first and BIS certificates was given later. Not solely this, resulting from failure to implement the value fall again clause, the ability firms needed to incur a further expenditure of Rs 1.37 crore. In accordance with the report, essential high quality testing of 1,26,205 transformers value Rs 802.92 crore was not executed. Audit additionally revealed that undue benefit was prolonged to a agency primarily based in Meerut within the buy of transformers regardless of the pattern failing within the high quality take a look at. The CAG has additionally revealed all of the irregularities within the restore of transformers. For instance, the variety of broken transformers was far more than the norm and the return of burnt transformer oil and aluminum and copper have been additionally lower than the prescribed requirements. Dakshinchal Vidyut Nigam gave undue benefit to Torrent Energy Within the CAG report, Torrent Energy Ltd., a personal firm dealing with electrical energy provide in Agra by Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam. It has additionally been revealed to have given undue benefit to. It mentioned that Dakshinanchal Nigam has brief recovered regulatory surcharge of Rs 79.90 crore from Torrent Energy and likewise suffered lack of curiosity of Rs 29.97 crore on the brief recovered quantity. The report revealed that failure to find out the right value differential for the prolonged provide interval of distribution transformers in Dakshinachal resulted in overpayment of Rs 2.03 crore to the suppliers. The CAG has additionally put the Dakshinachal Vitran Nigam within the dock for the acquisition of sheet molding compounding (SMC) packing containers in extra of the requirement, saying that unreasonable purchases of Rs 7.86 crore have been made. Additionally, there was a lack of curiosity of Rs 2.12 crore. Unreasonable buy of products in Madhyanchal In accordance with the CAG report, Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam made unreasonable buy of transformer safety packing containers value Rs 7.25 crore, which remained unutilized for greater than 4 years. The CAG has additionally questioned the lack of curiosity fee of Rs 6.41 crore on account of incorrect estimation of taxable revenue by the State Electrical energy Era Company.

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