Training at the ‘O’Neill Ranch’ is costing taxpayers millions
Training at “O’Neil Ranch” in Pune, India is costing the state exchequer more than Rs.10,000 crore, according to the National Tax Tribunal.
The Tribunal said that the total expenditure by the state government on training facilities, facilities for the administration and training facilities at the ranch is nearly Rs.17,000 lakhs, with the government spending Rs.9,000 per student.
The total cost of training facilities and equipment at the O’Neil ranch is more than 15 times higher than the cost of Rs.7,000 each, according the tribunal.
The total cost includes facilities for administration and administration expenses, equipment, personnel, training materials, uniforms and allowances.
The tribunal had found that the state spent Rs.1,300 crore on training and education facilities for children of the O’,Neill family.
The O’Neill family were allegedly involved in the racket and were accused of cheating.
The court has directed the state to give a detailed report on the activities and the expenses of training at the property.