26th April 2011
The Defence Minister
Room No -104, South Block
New Delhi – 110011
A misuse of power and authority given to Dr Arun Kumar, DOP, DRDO Hqrs, has brought to your notice.
An independent inquiry committee has been constituted in DRDO HQ, New Delhi Vide Directorate of Vigilance and Security Note No. DVS/02/2053/P/01 Dated 17Mar. 2011 regarding the acts of corruption committed by Dr. Arun Kumar in getting her daughter Ms. Swati Srivastava as Scientist ‘B’ in response to the advertisement no. 66 item no. 34 meant for stream of Biotechnology. Ms. Swati Srivastava did’t has MSC. in Biotechnology, but she had her MSC in Environmental Biology. The concerned file no. is DRDO/V&S/ INQ- AK/2011.
Dr.Arun Kumar also manipulated in DRDO Official records, in the seniority roll of his daughter the information is as follows
Pin No S.No. Name Estt DoB Date of Appt. Education Discipline 2004AB1131-1542-Swati Srivastav DIPAS 23/9/1981 1/7/2009 MSc(BiotTech)- Biotechnology
You are requested to issue a strong directive to SA to RM for not put tainted official in sensitive post and particularly DRDO’s RTI cell where the Indian citizen look for correct and reliable information.
DRDO RTI Cell
1. Dr.Arun Kumar, D.O.P. – First Appellate Authority-Vigilance case is pending
2. Dr A.K Tyagi Scientist ‘F’ – CPIO – Case Registered in CVC No.569/11/9
3. Dr Prahlada, CC R&D – Ex F.A.A.- Case is pending with SC/ST commission
4. Sh S Ravi, Scientist ‘G` – Ex CPIO – Case of embezzlement(ITM Mussoorie)
Sir, if Civil Aviation Minister can react on similar charges and remove Director RS Passi, who is alleged to have helped his daughter Garima Passi to attain a fake pilot license. Why Ministry of Defence so reluctant.