PPE Rip-off: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Before Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi regarded sooner than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their circumstances in connection with an alleged scam in the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the frequent head of the grunt stage possess committee and Sarangi who became the Managing Director of Odisha Teach Medical Corporation Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies sooner than the Lokayukta, told sources.
On the opposite hand Each and each Sharma and Sarangi refused to issue anything about their submissions. “We can’t train anything exterior on what became mentioned sooner than Lokayukta. We own excessive regards for the authority. We are hopeful that Lokayukta will provide lawful justice,” mentioned Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the grunt authorities had removed Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required in the treatment of Covid-19 sufferers.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers were fascinated about the scam. They demanded probe into the topic.
“At some stage on this severe pandemic few senior directors of the grunt had been fascinated about extortion. When the call of ‘vocal for native’ is loud and so many native companies come in, there shouldn’t be any longer any such thing as a justification to amass 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Internal most Restricted. We question a thorough investigation into the topic. Let the truth be printed,” mentioned OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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