Nagpur: Though Central and State government are keen to set up institutions of repute in Orange City as a part of their agenda to bring about all round development of this backward region, moves are reportedly afoot to shift another prestigious institute, that is, Central Board For Workers’ Education (CBWE) from Nagpur to New Delhi.
However, staff of CBWE is said to be opposed to this purported step of the government and they are mulling over agitational course to stall this measure.
CBWE was started in Nagpur way back in 1958 with a veiw to imparting training to the staff various governmental organisations, institutes and industries in a time bound manner.
CBWE has a regional office in every State. Nagpur head office of CBWE keeps a tab on every regional office.
However, clandestine efforts are on to shift this board to New Delhi to suit the whims and fancies of some senior bureacrats and members of the Board.
According to information available here, union labour minister Bandaru Dattatraya had appointed K Laxma Reddy as the chairman of the Board who was said to be a close confidante Bangaru Dattatraya.
As head of the Board, K Laxma Reddy was supposed to stay in Nagpur.
However, he never visited Nagpur, let alone staying in headquarters as he was more interested in shifing CBWE to New Delhi rather than staying in Nagpur.
As a result, he sent a proposal to the labour ministry for shifting CBWE to New Delhi.
This proposal is understoot to have been approved and all formalities have been completed to shift CBSE head office to national capital, sources said adding, “no IAS officer is ready to take up posting in Nagpur”.
Another reason being touted for shifting of CBWE to New Delhi is that if it is stationed in the capital, movement of files with respect to other departments would become fast and easy.