Kolkata: IAS officer Godala Kiram Kumar has been suspended over his alleged role in the multi crore Siliguri-Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) scam.
Godala, currently the joint secretary of agriculture department was arrested by CID on July 15. As per reports Godala has been suspended for a period of 45 days which may be increased.
During his tenure as the CEO of SJDA Godala allegedly orchestrated a massive scam worth in hundreds of crore. During his earlier arrest Godala was granted bail and transferred to the agriculture department as joint secretary.