Humanitarian Crisis Persists at DPS Housing Society in Delhi

DPS Cooperative Group Housing Society, Plot No. 16, Sector 4, Dwarka, New Delhi 110 078
DPS Cooperative Group Housing Society, Plot No. 16, Sector 4, Dwarka, New Delhi 110 078

DPS Cooperative Group Housing Society (DPS CGHS or DPS Housing Society), Plot No. 16, Sector 4, Dwarka, New Delhi 110 078

The criminal activities of the past and present managing committee (MC) members of DPS CGHS include corruption, fraud, cheating, bribery, intimidation, illegal surveillance, breach of privacy, illegal car parking, labour / human rights violations, illegal appointment of vendors, environmental damage, defiance of court orders, obstruction of justice, and so on.

UPDATE: July 10, 2018

As the managing committee (MC) members of DPS CGHS are blatantly defying the law in a number of criminal cases that they are facing, their arrest and custodial interrogation have become inevitable to stop the incidents of crime.

DPS Co-op. Group Housing Society (DPS CGHS) Managing Committee (MC) Members who need to be Interrogated by the Anti-Corruption and other Law-Enforcement Agencies:

Current MC Members of DPS Housing Society:

  1. President: Neeraj Kumar Vaish
  2. Vice President: R. Balasubramanian
  3. Secretary: M.N. Sampathkumar
  4. Member: Ms. Leela Swami
  5. Member: Sandeep Taneja
  6. Member: Manguram Tyagi
  7. Member: Ms. Naseem Afshaque

(More names of persons that have appeared in the official documents related to corruption / illegal activities are given below on this page.)

As corruption has been persisting in DPS CGHS for more than 15 years (or may be from its inception), there are nearly 20 more persons including the past MC members who are involved in corrupt practices and who need to be interrogated.

IMPORTANT: The details of chronic corruption in DPS CGHS are available in the Society’s records as well as the government files, as government has ordered a number of inquiries to find out the financial and other irregularities in DPS CGHS. The MC members have formally admitted that corruption has been happening in DPS CGHS, but they are trying to get the government inquiries stopped by hook or by crook.

A few cases of financial and other irregularities (with official documents) in DPS CGHS are given below.

UPDATE: July 9, 2018

The Directorate of Vigilance (DOV) has initiated a vigilance inquiry against Mr. J.B. Singh, IAS and other officials of RCS office in DPS CGHS corruption case. Click the following link to read the full report along with 16 different exhibits / documents.

[ IAS Officer in Delhi Govt Faces Vigilance Inquiry in DPS CGHS Corruption Case ]

UPDATE: June 11, 2018

This report also includes 14 different exhibits from official / government records which clearly show that rampant corruption and criminal activities have been happening at DPS CGHS. Click the following link to read the full report.

[ IAS Officer in Delhi Govt Allows Corruption at DPS Housing Society ]

UPDATE: May 1, 2018

At present, the secretary of DPS CGHS M.N. Sampathkumar – who claims to be a former employee of India’s domestic airline Air India (AI) – is leading a gang of about 30 members who are allegedly involved in all sorts of criminal activities. Click the following link to read the full report.

[ Air India Man at DPS CGHS Faces Corruption Inquiry. CVC to Examine the Case ]

UPDATE: April 14, 2018

Save the lives of hundreds of people including men, women, children – and senior citizens – who are living in the DPS CGHS building and facing the fire risk. Read the full report at the following link:

[ People Die in Delhi Housing Fire. Risk of Fire at DPS Housing Society ]

UPDATE: March 13, 2018

As the managing committee (MC) members of DPS CGHS are blatantly defying the law in a number of criminal cases that they are facing, their arrest and custodial interrogation have become inevitable to check the incidents of crime. Read the full report at the following link:

[ Summons Issued to DPS CGHS MC Members. Arrests Expected ]

UPDATE: February 26, 2018

While the accused MC members of DPS CGHS are openly defying the law in a number of criminal cases, now they are trying to block a corruption inquiry ordered by the RCS Office of Delhi Government. Read the full report at the following link:

[ DPS CGHS MC Obstructs Corruption Inquiry Ordered by RCS Office of Delhi Govt ]

UPDATE: February 11, 2018

The Registrar Cooperative Societies (RCS) of the Delhi Government has finally ordered an inquiry under Section 61 of the DCS Act, 2003 to investigate the “financial and other irregularities” at DPS CGHS. You are requested to study the full case at the following link and extend your support to get the guilty caught and punished.

[ Corruption Case of DPS CGHS. RCS Office of Delhi Govt Orders ‘Eyewash’ Inquiry ]

UPDATE: January 29, 2018

While the managing committee (MC) of DPS CGHS has been facing multiple government inquiries related to corruption and illegal activities, the accused MC members are again trying to cheat the Society members by asking each of them to pay lakhs of rupees for an illegal construction project. It will give them another opportunity to embezzle public money worth crores of rupees. Read the full report at the following link:

[ Financial Fraud at DPS CGHS Delhi and Attempt to Bribe DDA ]

UPDATE: January 21, 2018

The managing committee (MC) of DPS Housing Society had mercilessly terminated the jobs of poor workers who have filed a legal case against the MC members. But instead of compensating the workers, the MC members are threatening them to withdraw their case. Read the full report at the following link:

[ Slavery Case: Labour Rights Abusers Threaten Poor Workers in Delhi ]

UPDATE: January 3, 2018

The RCS office has issued a show-cause notice under Section 61 of DCS Act 2003 to the MC in order to investigate financial and other irregularities in DPS Housing Society. But the accused MC members are misusing their authority and influence to thwart multiple investigations that they are facing. Read the full report at the following link:

[ RCS Office Issues Notice in DPS CGHS Corruption Case. But Corruption Continues. ]

UPDATE: December 20, 2017

As this is an extreme case of labour rights violation at DPS Housing Society, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Home (Police) Department, and the Labour Ministry of Delhi Government have intervened to protect the harmed workers’ rights. Read the full case at the following link:

[ Slavery Case: Labour Rights Abusers Run Scot-Free in Delhi ]

UPDATE: November 27, 2017

Poor workers at DPS Housing Society – who are facing increased torture – allege that they were not being paid minimum wages while they were forced to stay on duty continuously for 12 hours every day without paying overtime wages. Read the full case at the following link:

[ Slaves in Delhi: How Delhi Govt Fails to Protect Labour Rights ]

UPDATE: October 30, 2017

When a couple of months ago Delhi Police – under the directions from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) – came to check illegal car parking in the DPS Housing Society building, the MC members hoodwinked the police by saying that only RCS rules apply on them. Read the full case at the following link:

[ Carelessness of Delhi Govt Increases Fire Risk at DPS Housing Society ]

UPDATE: October 16, 2017

This case is about the fraudulent involvement of an architect firm in a massive construction project in the DPS Housing Society. Click the following link to read the full story.

[ Corruption in Construction: DPS Housing Society MC Appoints Architect Firm Fraudulently ]

UPDATE: October 3, 2017

As this is a case of labour rights violation, Delhi Government’s office of Labour Commissioner has issued a notice to the managing committee (MC) members of DPS Housing Society. Click the following link to read the full story.

[ Labour Exploitation Case Filed Against MC of DPS Housing Society Delhi ]

UPDATE: August 7, 2017

The managing committee of DPS Housing Society, which is already facing a corruption inquiry ordered by India’s top anti-corruption organization Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), is now under a legal onslaught.

The Delhi government has also asked a top anti-corruption department to reopen and investigate the DPS Housing Society corruption case. Read the full article at the following link:

[ Corruption Case: Legal Dragnet Targets DPS Housing Society in Dwarka ]

UPDATE: July 12, 2017

You can read the following report to know how the DPS Housing Society MC led by its Secretary M.N. Sampathkumar is trying to block a corruption inquiry ordered by India’s top anti-corruption organization Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).

[ Air India Ex-Staffer Sampathkumar Obstructs CVC Corruption Inquiry ]

UPDATE: June 3, 2017

I am facing repeated threats from the MC members and their supporters because I am raising my voice against corruption, environmental damage, and human rights violations. You can read my letter that I had sent on June 2 to the DPS Housing Society MC Members.

[ Criminal Activities of DPS Housing Society MC Members ]

UPDATE: May 28, 2017

Amid multiple cases of corruption and lawlessness at the Delhi Public School (DPS) Cooperative Group Housing Society in Dwarka, the residents are now facing an increasing threat from illegal car parking in the building. Read the full report at the following link:

[ Illegal Car Parking: People Are Not Safe at DPS Housing Society ]

UPDATE: May 15, 2017

Read the painful story of a Kashmiri migrant who says he is being constantly harassed by the managing committee (MC) of DPS Housing Society.

[ Kashmiri Migrant Tortured at DPS Housing Society Delhi ]

UPDATE: April 30, 2017

The residents of DPS Cooperative Group Housing Society at Sector 4, Dwarka, New Delhi are worried as they have found some white powder mysteriously spread all through the Society premises. Read the following report.

[ White Substance Spread in DPS Housing Society May be Dangerous ]

UPDATE: April 18, 2017

Why is it not corruption if the DPS Housing Society MC is spending over Rs. 23 lakh (the cost finally went over Rs. 30 lakh) for a work that a vendor offers to do for just Rs. 4 lakh? If you think objectively, all the justifications given by the MC for this cost difference are totally meaningless. You can read the case details at the following link:

[ Corruption at DPS Housing Society Dwarka: Case 1 ]

UPDATE: April 13, 2017

We are pleased to inform you that our struggle to save the Society’s people from the proposed extended construction-related pollution and disturbance has entered a new phase. You may please check out the details at the following link.

[ Notice Issued to DPS Housing Society Dwarka ]

UPDATE: April 7, 2017

This is in response to a false police complaint filed against me by the Managing Committee (MC) of the DPS Cooperative Group Housing Society, Dwarka, Sector 4, New Delhi and some of the MC supporters in the Society. As I believe that the MC and its supporters have committed a cognizable offence, I had requested the Commissioner of Police, Delhi to thoroughly investigate the case.

The Police Commissioner has responded positively to my request and has informed me that this case will now be handled by the Joint Commissioner of Police, Southern Western Range and the DCP Vigilance

You may please click the following link to read my recent letter to the police:

[ Police to Investigate DPS Housing Society Dwarka Case ]

UPDATE: March 21, 2017

The Managing Committee (MC) of DPS Housing Society has complained against me and Mr. Devinder Wazir – who is another respected member of the Society – by narrating a cock and bull story to the police. Click the following link to read the full report.

[ Corrupt MC of DPS Housing Society Misleads the Delhi Police ]

UPDATE: March 16, 2017

You can safely assume that if the government could control extreme financial and environmental irregularities at DPS Housing Society, it will be easier for the government to discipline other housing societies. Click the following link to read the full report.

[ Life-threatening Environmental Hazard at DPS Housing Society in Delhi ]


DPS Co-op. Group Housing Society Managing Committee (MC) Members and Others who need to be Interrogated by the Anti-Corruption and other Law-Enforcement Agencies:

Current MC Members of DPS Housing Society:

  1. President: Neeraj Kumar Vaish
  2. Vice President: R. Balasubramanian
  3. Secretary: M.N. Sampathkumar
  4. Member: Ms. Leela Swami
  5. Member: Sandeep Taneja
  6. Member: Manguram Tyagi
  7. Member: Ms. Naseem Afshaque

Past MC Members of DPS Housing Society:

  1. President: Col M.M. Shukla (Retd.)
  2. Vice President: Neeraj Kumar Vaish
  3. Member: Ms. Geeta Gautam
  4. Member: Ms. Leela Swami
  5. Member: R.K. Saggi
  6. Member: H.L. Kaul
  7. Member: K.L. Narayanan

Past MC Members of DPS Housing Society against whom the government inquiry has been initiated through the RCS office and directed by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the Directorate of Vigilance of Delhi Government. The MCs have still not responded to the inquiry. The MC members are:

  1. President: R. Balasubramanian
  2. Vice President: K.V. Varghese
  3. Secretary: Neeraj Kumar Vaish
  4. Treasurer: Sandeep Taneja
  5. Member: Ms. Leela Swami
  6. Member: Ms. Manjit Kaur
  7. Member: Gaurav Kumar Sood

Important: The inquiry must particularly focus on the fact that Neeraj Kumar Vaish, R. Balasubramanian, Sandeep Taneja, M.M. Shukla, Ms. Naseem Afshaque, Ms. Leela Swami have been holding MC positions repeatedly in successive MCs. What are their specific interests to stay in the MC which controls public money worth crores of rupees?

Others in Shady Committee(s) / MCs as per the MC documents

Dalip Rozekar, Lal Singh Thakur, O.P. Khanduja, Narinder Kumar, Madhukar Akhilesh, Sunil Chopra, Rajesh Rani Khanduja, Savita Jaiswal, Kusum Kathuria, Hardesh Muddar, I.S. Bhatia, R.C. Tewari, Vinay Verma, Vipul Khullar, Ravinder Sharma, C.B. Swami, and Pritam (a worker in the Society).

The names and flat numbers of other gang members at DPS Housing Society are given in the attached document. The police and law-enforcement agencies must question their roles in the racket being run by the MCs of DPS CGHS.

Some of the people in the above list are / were working as employees with the government departments and private companies. The investigation agencies must inform their employers / government departments about their involvement in this case so that – depending on the extent of their involvement – the departmental action could be initiated against them.

More names of people and firms will surface during the interrogation of the MC members and their supporters.

By Rakesh Raman, who is a national award-winning journalist and social activist. He is the founder of a humanitarian organization RMN Foundation which is working in diverse areas to help the disadvantaged and distressed people in the society. As a member and resident, he is a victim of the fraud happening at DPS Housing Society.

Note: As I am a victim of the fraud and intimidation happening at DPS CGHS, I am facing repeated threats from the accused MC members and their supporters because I have been raising my voice against their corruption, lawlessness, environmental damage, and human rights violations.

In order to thwart my anti-corruption efforts, the accused MC members of DPS CGHS have sent multiple threats to me during the past couple of years. These include false police complaints, threats of physical harm to me, expulsion notices, legal notices, and slanderous attacks on my social as well as professional status to defame me.

About Rakesh Raman

Rakesh Raman
Rakesh Raman

Rakesh Raman is a government’s national award-winning journalist and social activist. Besides working at senior editorial positions with India’s leading media companies, he had been writing an edit-page column for The Financial Express, a business newspaper of the Indian Express group.

Nowadays, for the past about 7 years, he has been running his own global news services on different subjects. He also has formed an environment-protection group called Green Group in Delhi. He has created a comprehensive online information service to educate the Indian voters for the upcoming Lok Sabha election scheduled to happen in 2019.

He is also running a community-driven free online social service under the banner “Clean House” to help the suffering residents of Delhi raise their voice against the growing corruption and injustice in group housing societies where millions of people live.

He also has formed a free Education and Career Counselling Center for deserving children at a poor J.J. Colony in Dwarka, New Delhi under his NGO – RMN Foundation.

Earlier, he had been associated with the United Nations (UN) through United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) as a digital media expert to help businesses use technology for brand marketing and business development.

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