PPE Rip-off: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Sooner than Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi looked sooner than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their cases in connection with an alleged scam in the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the favored-or-backyard head of the issue stage elevate committee and Sarangi who changed into the Managing Director of Odisha Screech Medical Corporation Small (OSMCL) submitted their written replies sooner than the Lokayukta, told sources.
Nonetheless Every Sharma and Sarangi refused to divulge the relaxation about their submissions. “We are in a position to’t divulge the relaxation beginning air on what changed into discussed sooner than Lokayukta. We delight in got high regards for the authority. We’re hopeful that Lokayukta will provide appropriate justice,” stated Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the issue authorities had removed Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required in the remedy of Covid-19 patients.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers had been bright about the scam. They demanded to take into accounta good probe into the topic.
“Throughout this severe pandemic few senior directors of the issue delight in been bright about extortion. When the call of ‘vocal for local’ is loud and so many local firms are readily accessible, there is no such thing as a justification to take 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Non-public Small. We search files from a radical investigation into the topic. Let the reality be revealed,” stated OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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