PPE Rip-off: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Sooner than Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi looked earlier than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their cases in reference to an alleged rip-off within the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the earlier head of the teach stage pick committee and Sarangi who change into once the Managing Director of Odisha Negate Scientific Company Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies earlier than the Lokayukta, suggested sources.
However Every Sharma and Sarangi refused to inform one thing else about their submissions. “We can’t list one thing else outside on what change into once talked about earlier than Lokayukta. Now we occupy excessive regards for the authority. We are hopeful that Lokayukta will provide comely justice,” said Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the teach 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 had been concerned with the rip-off. They demanded a comely probe into the topic.
“At some stage in this serious pandemic few senior administrators of the teach occupy been concerned with extortion. When the chance of ‘vocal for local’ is loud and so many local companies are readily accessible, there may possibly be rarely any longer a justification to build up 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Interior most Restricted. We ask an intensive investigation into the topic. Let the truth be published,” stated OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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