The Tamil Nadu BJP unit on Sunday alleged a lack of Rs 77 crore to the state exchequer in reference to provision of diet kits to pregnant ladies by involving a personal agency.
State BJP president Ok Annamalai claimed the stated agency supplied a well being combine and iron complement, given as a part of the diet package to the pregnant ladies, at greater prices in comparison with state-run businesses.
Addressing reporters right here, Ok Annamalai stated whereas a technical committee involved had earlier determined to take away the well being combine supplied by the non-public agency and exchange it with that of state-run Aavin, as a part of cost-cutting measures, the choice was later “reversed on the behest” of sure people.
“This induced the federal government a lack of Rs 45 crore,” as the price of the well being combine supplied by the agency was greater than that of Aavin by about 60 per cent, he alleged.
Further, the iron complement equipped by the non-public agency was costlier by about Rs 180 when in comparison with a state-run company, and this resulted in a lack of Rs 32 crore and the federal government had incurred a complete lack of Rs 77 crore from these two facets, he claimed.
He needed the federal government to award the contract for offering the well being combine to the state-run milk cooperative Aavin.
Further, Ok Annamalai alleged favouritism in granting approvals to a specific city-based development agency.
He stated his occasion would file complaints with the related state authorities authorities over the 2 points.
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