PPE Scam: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Before Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi appeared sooner than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their cases in connection with an alleged rip-off in the effect of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the neatly-liked head of the articulate degree effect committee and Sarangi who used to be the Managing Director of Odisha Command Medical Company Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies sooner than the Lokayukta, suggested sources.
Nonetheless Each and every Sharma and Sarangi refused to show anything about their submissions. “We are in a position to’t assert anything exterior on what used to be talked about sooner than Lokayukta. We’ve high regards for the authority. We’re hopeful that Lokayukta will present correct justice,” stated Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the effect of PPE kits, the articulate authorities had removed Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required in the cure of Covid-19 patients.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers had been all in favour of the rip-off. They demanded an even probe into the matter.
“Within the direction of this necessary pandemic few senior administrators of the articulate were all in favour of extortion. When the call of ‘vocal for native’ is loud and so many native companies are on hand, there is no longer any justification to effect 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Non-public Restricted. We question of an intensive investigation into the matter. Let the truth be published,” acknowledged OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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