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NMC brings OTP system to prevent payment scams | Nagpur News

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Nagpur: To prevent more irregularities like the bogus contracts scam, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has introduced the system of one time password (OTP) for generation of bills and approval by head of departments online on the payment module developed under e-governance.
Show cause notice has been issued to executive engineer Naresh Borkar and junior engineer Sanjay Ingale in the scam case.
The civic body has already implemented OTP system in property tax department after the revenue scam that came to light a couple of years ago. For best reasons known to NMC officials, the system was not applied for payment module.
In alleged connivance with contractor Padmakar ‘Kolba’ Sakode, two clerks — Mohan Padwanshi and Sanis Gokhe — had allegedly generated and approved bills using user ID and passwords of their head of departments. The accounts and finance department would not have approved bogus contracts of Sakode had these…

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