Date: 06-Aug-2019

Niper board forms panel to look into fraud by director

Despite the order issued by the Union ministry of chemicals and fertilizers to the director of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Niper) Prof A Raghuram Rao, directing him to bear the cost of his court cases against the chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the institute. A payment of Rs 6.5 lakh was made for the same using Niper funds. A fact-finding committee has been constituted in this regard by the BoG to investigate into the financial irregularities.