Corruption In “Nutrition Kit” For Women, Alleges Tamil Nadu BJP Chief State BJP president K Annamalai claimed the stated firm provided a health blend and iron complement, given as a part of the nutrients package to the pregnant ladies, at higher prices compared to kingdom-run businesses.
The Tamil Nadu BJP unit on Sunday alleged a loss of ₹ 77 crore to the state exchequer in connection with provision of nutrients kits to pregnant ladies by using related to a personal organization.
State BJP president K Annamalai claimed the said firm furnished a fitness blend and iron supplement, given as a part of the nutrition package to the pregnant girls, at better costs compared to state-run organizations.
Addressing newshounds here, K Annamalai stated at the same time as a technical committee involved had in advance determined to do away with the fitness blend provided by the non-public organization and update it with that of state-run Aavin, as a part of fee-slicing measures, the selection was later “reversed on the behest” of sure people.
“This triggered the authorities a loss of ₹ 45 crore,” because the fee of the fitness blend furnished through the company was better than that of Aavin by using about 60 per cent, he alleged.
Further, the iron supplement furnished by means of the private firm became dearer by way of approximately ₹ one hundred eighty while as compared to a country-run organization, and this led to a lack of ₹ 32 crore and the government had incurred a total loss of ₹ seventy seven crore from those aspects, he claimed.
He wanted the authorities to award the contract for providing the fitness blend to the country-run milk cooperative Aavin.
Further, K Annamalai alleged favouritism in granting approvals to a particular metropolis-primarily based production firm.
He said his birthday celebration would record lawsuits with the relevant state authorities authorities over the 2 troubles.