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Saturday 18 November 2017
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Congress demands probe into IT billing project

Congress alleges irregularities into the Centre-funded IT billing and energy accounting package project in Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board (HPSEB) Pvt Ltd. and demanded a probe it.

Congress MLA from Nagrota Bagwan GS Bali and Youth Congress leader Sanjeev Saini alleged that a contract of Rs 32 crore for implementing the IT billing and energy accounting package was given to HCL Info-Systems Company. The project was to be completed till September 2010. However, it had not been completed yet. The implementation of the project in just one district that has 10 divisions led to an increase of Rs 9 crore in revenue for the board. However, thereafter the software being used for the project started encountering problems and the implementation of project had to be delayed further.



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