PPE Scam: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Earlier than Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi seemed before the Lokayukta Monday to plead their circumstances in reference to an alleged scam in the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the frail head of the enlighten stage purchase committee and Sarangi who used to be the Managing Director of Odisha Issue Medical Company Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies before the Lokayukta, informed sources.
On the alternative hand Both Sharma and Sarangi refused to repeat anything else about their submissions. “We are in a position to’t declare anything else outdoors on what used to be discussed before Lokayukta. Now we maintain excessive regards for the authority. We’re hopeful that Lokayukta will provide devoted justice,” stated Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the enlighten government had removed Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required in the medication of Covid-19 patients.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers were fervent by the scam. They demanded a honest genuine probe into the topic.
“For the length of this crucial pandemic few senior administrators of the enlighten were fervent by extortion. When the call of ‘vocal for local’ is loud and so many local corporations are readily accessible, there is not such a thing as a justification to purchase 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Private Restricted. We inquire a thorough investigation into the topic. Let the truth be revealed,” acknowledged OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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