Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said that the State Government has distributed Rs 87.60 crore under Mukhyamantri Muft Ilaaj Yojana and National Health Mission from 2014 to 2017, of which only Rs 40.89 crore was spent.

The Minister, who was interacting with media persons here today, said that it has been recommended to get conducted special audit from Comptroller and Auditor General, of all districts of the state. If any irregularity is found, strict action would be initiated against the officer of official concerned. Apart from this, all Civil Surgeons have been directed to purchase online products available on GeM portal of the Central Government.

Mr. Vij said that the allegations levelled by Member of Parliament, Mr. Dushyant Chautala regarding irregularities made in purchase of medicine, were baseless and misleading. He said that from 2014 to 2017, Rs 75 crore were distributed under Mukhyamantri Muft Ilaaj Yojana, of which Rs 33.03 crore were spent.  Similarly, Rs 12.60 crore were distributed under National Health Mission during this period, of which Rs 7.86 crore were spent, he added.

Presenting the documents of tender pertaining to purchase undertaken in Rohtak, he said that a committee had been constituted for this purpose and tender was allotted to the bid with the minimum value.

The Health Minister said that 20 roll of cotton were purchased, for which inquiry has been marked. He said that Civil Surgeon Fatehabad had purchased 2,000 triple layer sterilised mask through e-tendering, which cost Rs 4.90 per mask, but the 1,000 mask mentioned by INLD were common mask which costs about 95 paise per mask.


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