Bhubaneswar: 31/7/18;The State government on Tuesday extended the tenure of Justice MM Das Commission of Inquiry, probing into the multi-crore chit fund scam, by next six months with effect from August 5.
A notification in this regard was released by the Home department on Twitter today.
Earlier the state government had extended the tenure of the MM Das Commission on February 5 to further six months.
Notably, the commission was formed in July, 2013 by the state government to probe in to the chit fund scam. The Inquiry commission has so far submitted five interim reports and has identified lakhs of small investors, who have invested less than Rs 10,000 in the chit fund companies.
The commission has recommended the state government to take measures for refund go money to the small investors on a priority basis.