Vinod Rai roped in to make Indian Railways transparent: Prabhu
Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) Former scam-busting Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai has been roped in by the Indian Railways to evolve a transparency mechanism for the functioning of the ministry and its operations.
“I have asked our former CAG Vinod Rai, whose integrity is well respected by all. I have requested him to come and guide us on ways and means to make railway functioning transparent,” Prabhu said.
Rai has been credited with unearthing the 2G spectrum allocation and coal allocation scams as CAG of India.
Prabhu, was speaking at a function organised by the Konkan Railways at the Karmali railway station, a short distance from Panaji.
He also said the ministry would soon start a website which will work as an interface for the railway station development plan.
The website would host designs and models of railway stations prepared by the respective bidders in a bid to make the process more transparent and inclusive.