PPE Rip-off: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Forward of Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi regarded sooner than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their instances in connection with an alleged scam within the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the aged head of the assert stage accept as true with committee and Sarangi who became once the Managing Director of Odisha Disclose Medical Company Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies sooner than the Lokayukta, instructed sources.
Alternatively Each and each Sharma and Sarangi refused to represent the relaxation about their submissions. “We can’t repeat the relaxation outdoor on what became once talked about sooner than Lokayukta. We accept as true with high regards for the authority. We are hopeful that Lokayukta will provide genuine justice,” stated Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the assert authorities had eradicated Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required within the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers were exciting in regards to the scam. They demanded an very excellent probe into the topic.
“One day of this serious pandemic few senior directors of the assert were exciting about extortion. When the name of ‘vocal for local’ is loud and so many local firms come in, there’s no such thing as a justification to amass 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Private Restricted. We ask an intensive investigation into the topic. Let the reality be revealed,” stated OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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