Strengthen nutritious diet distribution system and ensure effective monitoring

Mrs. Maya Singh’s directive, Rewa DPO removed and 2 suspended

Bhopal, April 8, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan):  Woman and Child Development Minister Mrs. Maya Singh has directed to strengthen nutritious diet distribution system and ensure effective monitoring. Mrs. Singh has given these directives following complaints about irregularities in distribution of nutritious diet in Rewa recently. W&CD Minister Mrs. Maya Singh took serious note of the irregularities. On her directive, Rewa District Programme Officer Mr. Saurabh has been removed. Mau Project Officer Mr. Ram Lakhan and Mr. Ashok Kumar and an employee Mr. Anil Singh have been suspended with immediate effects. FIRs have been filed against Mr. Ram Lakhan, Mr. Ashok Kumar and transporter’s driver. On the minister’s directive the case was investigated by Collector Rewa, and Additional Director ICDS Mr. R.P. Ramanwal sent from Bhopal. It is noteworthy that take-home ration stored illegally was seized from a house at Mauganj in the district.