Bhawanipatna: Accepting irregularity in the ongoing paddy procurement in Kalahandi district , the district collector on Saturday ordered for disciplinary action against the District Supply Officer.
According to reports, the Kalahandi district administration had started khariff paddy procurement operations and had had set a target to procure around 26 lakh quintal of paddy.
But, till now over 28 lakh quintal paddy have been procured. The excess procurement has raised apprehension over alleged irregularity in the procurement process.
District Collector Brunda D on Saturday accepted irregularity in the paddy procurement operation. Over 2lakh quintal excess paddy has been procured with Collectors permission.
“Collector Brunda D has directed for disciplinary action against the civil supply office Vivekananda Karkara for excess procurement without permission,” said sources.