The Oil Ministry has suspended Shashi Shankar, Director (Technical) ONGC over allegations of irregularities. The ministry has written on Monday to Oil and Natural Gas Corp that a disciplinary proceeding against Shankar is being contemplated. He was appointed Director (Technical and Field Services) on February 1 last year.
Shashi Shankar, Director (T&FS), ONGC has committed gross misconduct while dealing with a tender for Procurement of Twenty One Blowout Preventers (BOP). He has been associated with this tender as GGM and OSD to Director (T&FS) and from 01.01.2012 as Director (T&FS).
Taking strong note of the lapses the Government on 23rd February ordered suspension of Shri Shashi Shankar with immediate effect to ensure fair and transparent inquiry.