Petition Closed

Letter number 5686/PE0102007A0001 dated 28th September 2007 from CBI to Director, IIT Kharagpur referring to CBI Case No. PE0102007A0001 details how three professors of IIT Kharagpur colluded in a Rs. 28.7 Crore scam under the pretext of developing a software named COALNET for Coal India Ltd.

The Letter goes on to recommend major penalty against two of the professors and minor penalty against the third professor.

Still, no action whatsoever has been taken and the professors continue to enjoy privileges at IIT Kharagpur with one of them being promoted to the post of Dean.

1. Document 1 below shows that CBI recommended action against the three professors of IIT Kharagpur:

Document 1:  http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/6388723391_ba91ed2f1c_z.jpg

2. Documents 2 and 3 below give the list of accused persons and some more details:

Document 2: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7145/6388727657_ef401c4b7e_z.jpg

Document 3: http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6096/6388727847_f5a6f41348_z.jpg

3. Documents 4 and 5 give the charges and some more details:

Document 4: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/6388728121_659b4c3435_z.jpg

Document 5: http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6035/6389588951_f04ca377aa_z.jpg

Letter to
Minister, Human Resource Development, India Shri Kapil Sibal
Director, IIT Kharagpur, India Shri Damodar Acharya
Registrar - on Lien, IIT Kharagpur, India Shri D Gunasekaran
and 6 others
Registrar - Officiating, IIT Kharagpur, India Shri T K Ghosal
Joint Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India Shri Amit Khare
Professor, IIT Kharagpur Shri Rabindra Nath Banerjee
Professor, IIT Kharagpur Shri Anil Kumar Bhowmick
Dean (Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy), IIT Kharagpur, India Shri Partha Pratim Chakrabarti
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Kolkata, India Deputy Inspector General of Police
Letter number 5686/PE0102007A0001 dated 28th September 2007 from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to Director, IIT Kharagpur referring to CBI Case No. PE0102007A0001 details how three professors of IIT Kharagpur colluded in a Rs. 28.7 Crore scam under the pretext of developing a software named COALNET for Coal India Ltd.

The Letter goes on to recommend major penalty against two of the professors (namely Shri Anil Kumar Bhowmick and Shri Rabindra Nath Banerjee) and minor penalty against the third professor (namely Shri Partha Pratim Chakrabarti).

Still, no action whatsoever has been taken and the professors continue to enjoy privileges at IIT Kharagpur with one of them being promoted to the post of Dean.

I implore you to immediately take action against the corrupt professors to maintain sanctity and prestige of IIT Kharagpur.

Sincerely,