PPE Scam: 2 Senior IAS Officers Seem Before Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS officers Hamant Sharma and Yamini Sarangi appeared sooner than the Lokayukta Monday to plead their conditions in reference to an alleged rip-off within the acquisition of PPE kits in Odisha.
Hemant Sharma, the worn head of the reveal level steal committee and Sarangi who was once the Managing Director of Odisha Convey Scientific Company Puny (OSMCL) submitted their written replies sooner than the Lokayukta, told sources.
On the opposite hand Both Sharma and Sarangi refused to repeat one thing else about their submissions. “We can’t show one thing else outdoors on what was once mentioned sooner than Lokayukta. Now we believe high regards for the authority. We are hopeful that Lokayukta will present correct justice,” stated Sharma.
Following allegations of corruption made by the Pradesh Congress Committee over the acquisition of PPE kits, the reveal authorities had removed Sharma from the supervision of the procurement of masks and PPE kits required within the therapy of Covid-19 sufferers.
Social organisation, ‘Odisha Bikash Parisada (OBP)’ alleged that many IAS officers had been allowing for the rip-off. They demanded a excellent probe into the matter.
“One day of this serious pandemic few senior administrators of the reveal had been allowing for extortion. When the call of ‘vocal for local’ is loud and so many local companies are on hand, there’ll not be this form of thing as a justification to elevate 30 lakh masks from Shri Bishnu Disposable Personal Puny. We demand a thorough investigation into the matter. Let the very fact be published,” acknowledged OBP President Sushant Padhy.
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