NRHM scam: CBI to file 6 new cases

The CBI is set to register six fresh cases in connection with financial irregularities in execution and implementation of NRHM schemes in 21 districts of Uttar Pradesh. The cases pertain to purchase and supply of medicines and medical equipment and contracts given for printing, distribution of publicity material and construction of NRHM sub-centres, sources said.

The CBI will also be conducting searches in UP, Delhi and Haryana.

Among those who will be named in the fresh cases are former BSP MLC Ram Prasad Jaiswal, a former director general of family welfare, officials of family welfare department, including chief medical officers of the concerned districts.

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