PPE Rip-off: 2 Senior IAS Officers Seem Earlier than Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi regarded earlier than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their cases in reference to an alleged scam in the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the extinct head of the bid level cast off committee and Sarangi who used to be the Managing Director of Odisha Insist Clinical Corporation Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies earlier than the Lokayukta, told sources.
Alternatively Each and every Sharma and Sarangi refused to point to the rest about their submissions. “We are in a position to’t expose the rest out of doors on what used to be talked about earlier than Lokayukta. Now we private excessive regards for the authority. We’re hopeful that Lokayukta will provide moral justice,” said Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the bid authorities had eliminated Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required in the medication of Covid-19 sufferers.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers private been fascinated by the scam. They demanded an ideally suited probe into the topic.
“All over this serious pandemic few senior directors of the bid private been fascinated by extortion. When the decision of ‘vocal for local’ is loud and so many local corporations are readily obtainable, there is never the kind of thing as a justification to cast off 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Non-public Restricted. We question a thorough investigation into the topic. Let the truth be printed,” acknowledged OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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