Gandhinagar, 30 July 2021
The unique ‘administration’ of government food grains is against the scam. The investigation of the smuggling of government food grains from Ahmedabad Crime Branch has reached Surat city. It has been revealed that user IDs have been sold from 45 ration shops in the metropolis of Surat. Investigation revealed that wheat worth Rs 52 lakh and rice worth Rs 44 lakh were eaten by government officials.
It is learned that the investigation has been started by making such a guess. On the basis of suspicion, a team of Ahmedabad Crime Branch questioned some Rajasthani licensees who have ration shop. In this scam, user ID was stolen from about 45 ration shops in Surat. An investigation is being started in this direction against this accurate information. User ID and data have been stolen from 45 shops in Mahuva taluka of Surat city, 11 in Rander area, 17 in Katargam area, 7 in Chowk, 2 in Pune, 1 in Varachha area and 6 in Kamrej area of Surat city. According to an estimate, apart from wheat and rice, sugar worth crores of rupees has been wasted. District Collector Ayush OK, who is facing a big scam in the supply department, has ordered an inquiry into a ration shop in Surat district. Along with the supply officer, a team of zonal officer has been constituted and investigation has been started. Legal action will be taken against any licensee involved in this.
The scam of wastage of government food grains has been caught on a large scale in the state including the metropolis of Surat. In this regard, a big and important responsibility is being assigned to the outsourcing staff in the zonal office of the supply department. Due to this, scams have increased in the supply of food grains without any fear. Especially the demand for food grains is increasing. However, in this case, it is expected that the operation will not be like a bubble of milk. Earlier, ration centers across the city were investigated in connection with the scam from Ahmedabad city. However, if a big fish is caught in this case, then the whole matter becomes clear.