Last Updated: February 03, 2023, 14:07 IST
Delhi Lt Governor VK Saxena has “in precept” approved Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s travel to the US to attend an education convention, but noted “lack of clarity” on who would bear his go to’s bills, Raj Niwas officers mentioned on Friday.
The proposal, moved by the Delhi authorities’s Department of Education for the go to, got here to the lieutenant governor (L-G) for approval after Sisodia’s approval, they mentioned. Sisodia, who holds the training portfolio, had expressed his willingness to attend the TESOL Education Convention in City Portland in the US together with some officers.
“The proposal lacks readability as to who will bear the bills of Sisodia’s go to. While in one para, the division has famous that ‘all expenses of the visit by Deputy CM will be borne by TESOL and there will be no financial liability on the government’, a subsequent para additional says that, ‘all expenses of the visit by Hon’ble Deputy CM can be borne by the GAD (General Administration Department), GNCTD (Delhi authorities)’,” an official mentioned.
Noting that both these statements were contradictory, Saxena gave “in principle” approval for the proposed go to, “topic to the requisite clearances from ministries in the Centre involved, together with FCRA (Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act) clearances from the central authorities, as is the case with each international go to undertaken by any minister or officer of any state”, the official said.
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