CBI raids NITTTR ex-director’s residence over graft charges

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided 20 establishments of the National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR) in Bhopal and Rewa simultaneously, including the former director’s residence.
Ex-director Vijay Kumar Agrawal, who served at the institution from 2009 to 2014, is an accused in a widespread graft case.
The raid was conducted at NITTTR, Agrawal’s residence and other places in Bhopal and Rewa.
Agrawal is a professor at Awdhesh Pratap Singh University, which has had involvement in all sorts of anomalies since several years. Prof Agrawal also serves as a memebr of APS University’s Executive Council in Rewa.
EC remains the governing body of any university, deciding on key administrative and policy issues.
RTI activist Sharad Singh Kumre, who had drawn information against Agrawal under RTI, said that the ex-director has been involved in financial irregularities in construction, appointment, purchase and others.
“The magnitude of the corruption could be as much as Rs 125 to 150 crore,” Kumre claimed who had in the past filed a PIL on the issue with Madhya Pradesh High Court.
There are four such institutions at Kolkata, Chennai, Chandigarh and Bhopal. Complaints also were sent to Central Vigilance Commisison (CVC) against Agrawal.