PPE Scam: 2 Senior IAS Officers Appear Sooner than Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi regarded earlier than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their circumstances in reference to an alleged rip-off within the deem of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the ragged head of the negate stage deem committee and Sarangi who change into once the Managing Director of Odisha Command Medical Company Restricted (OSMCL) submitted their written replies earlier than the Lokayukta, suggested sources.
On the other hand Both Sharma and Sarangi refused to notify the relaxation about their submissions. “We are in a position to’t elaborate the relaxation outside on what change into once discussed earlier than Lokayukta. Now we dangle excessive regards for the authority. We are hopeful that Lokayukta will present appropriate justice,” stated Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the deem of PPE kits, the negate government had eliminated Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required within the medication of Covid-19 patients.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers were involved in regards to the rip-off. They demanded a shiny probe into the topic.
“For the interval of this crucial pandemic few senior directors of the negate had been involved about extortion. When the choice of ‘vocal for native’ is loud and so many native corporations are on hand, there is now not any justification to buy 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Non-public Restricted. We request a thorough investigation into the topic. Let the truth be printed,” stated OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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