Staff Reporter

ELURU: Collector A. Vani Prasad on Thursday placed two officials under suspension holding them responsible for misuse of funds to the tune of Rs. 7.85 lakhs meant for execution of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in two villages falling under Pedavegi mandal of West Godavari district.

According to an official press release, the Collector issued orders effecting the suspension of S. Asirvadam, Mandal Development Officer, and G. Sheela Rani, Additional Programme Officer from the District Water Management Agency (DWMA), the nodal agency for the NREGS.