Chandigarh, Apr 14 (PTI) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij has ordered a vigilance inquiry into alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Kheri Lamba village in Kaithal district.

Vij, who was presiding over a meeting of the District Grievance Redressal Committee in Kaithal today, ordered the inquiry after hearing complaints from villagers regarding fake job cards and other irregularities, according to an official release.

A total of 12 complaints were taken up by the minister in the meeting.

On other complaints, Vij ordered action against the sarpanch of Dherdu village for irregularities in various development works. A villager accused the sarpanch of embezzlement of funds sanctioned for construction of a cremation ground.

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