Bengaluru: The IAS officer Kapil Mohan, who has worked under Government of Karnataka as the Regional Commissioner of Mysuru district is now appointed as the Director General of Bureau of Energy Efficiency. The IAS officer was earlier the Principal Secretary of Water Resource Department and also is Director General of Administrative Training Institute .
Bureau of Energy Efficiency is a department working with the objective of Sustainable Development, avoiding energy wastage without compromising on the growing energy demands.
The Internet Computing Industry giant IBM has recently announced the interest and initiative to collaborate with the BEE, Karnataka to implement its smart grid technology infrastructure as a part of solving growing energy requisites of the city Bengaluru at the same time avoiding wastage due to inefficient usages. IBM is collaborating with the one of the projects of National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) assisting in formulating innovative policies for the public sector, improving the financing mechanisms and also helping formulate, improve and strategize the business models that better complement with sustainable development.
Diamonds, cash and Property documents were found in a joint raid by Income Tax sleuths and CID officials
Bengauru: Diamonds of quality 34.7 carat and cash money of four crores were seized in a joint raid held in a Yeswanthpura area property by officials of CID and Income Tax.
Raids occurred in many places of India including places in north like Delhi and Chandigarh. The reveals from this single raid can be said to cause a domino effect. The owners who holds these properties where raids have happened successively are under investigation.
The seized documents will be further checked to determine if there is any fraudulent intervention of the officials who approved the construction of properties. Not only property documents but there are diamonds, gold biscuits, and stash of cash in the seized booty says the officials. The investigation is underway to find out the source of huge cash and the speculations are the cases will be looked upon to find out the involvement of certain bureaucrats. The crackdown happened on Friday afternoon.
An anonymous tip-off triggered the domino effect on raids. The 3-BHK apartment, which was locked with a metal lock, was broken by a carpenter prior to the raid. In the official press meet held in Bangalore, Rashikumar Chandra said at first many keys were found from a room which included locker keys and keys that belonged to wardrobes.
Kishore Verma, who is been in the service for 10 long years told that currency contained suitcases had paper bills of 500 rupees and 1000 rupees denominations.
The raid officials also found a gunny bag placed beside a laptop from one of the rooms along with some electronic gadgets. The laptop contents is supposed to bring in more clues about the illegal deals if involved associated with the found and seized cash.