New Delhi, November 18 (Language) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sent Vigilance Minister Atishi’s report to the Lieutenant Governor, accusing Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar of using his position to establish a “profitable arrangement” between the company and the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS). He has been accused of organizing ‘cooperation’, in which his son is a partner. Government sources gave this information on Saturday.
This report was submitted to Kejriwal by the Vigilance Minister on Thursday. The report recommended suspending Kumar and getting the matter investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Chief Secretary Kumar has rejected these allegations. He has alleged that those with “vested interests” are “slinging mud” against him against whom vigilance action was taken over corruption.
The Vigilance Minister submitted another report to the Chief Minister on Saturday alleging that there was a “clear attempt to destroy evidence, erase records and prevent a public inquiry into shocking irregularities”.
The Chief Secretary has not given any immediate reaction regarding this latest report.
The minister also alleged in the latest report that “several web-posts” related to alleged irregularities between a private technology company (Metamyx Technologies) and ILBS were deleted within 24 hours of the report being submitted to the Chief Minister (on Friday). They went.
Atishi claimed in his report that the profile of the Chief Secretary’s son was removed from LinkedIn, while the official website of the technology company and his LinkedIn profile were also removed.
In a statement, Metanix termed the allegations of destruction of records as “false” and claimed that the chief secretary’s son is not its founder, director or employee.
In this regard, a government source said that the Vigilance Minister’s report clearly mentions that the information about the Chief Secretary’s son being associated with Metamix was obtained from the public sector. “There is no reason to doubt this information,” he said.
Sources close to the Chief Secretary have claimed that his son has not signed any Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the company and ILBS.
He claimed that he was not at all associated with the company in question as a shareholder, director, partner or employee.
ILBS, in a statement on Thursday, had called the allegations “completely baseless and factless”.
“ILBS confirms that it has not issued any purchase order or made any payment to any AL software developer or company,” the statement said.
The report alleged that Kumar’s son’s company and ILBS had signed an MoU on January 24, 2023.
It claimed that “the MOU gives the company joint intellectual property rights for any intellectual property developed through this project and a 50% sharing of any future profits arising from the product resulting from this collaboration.” Provision was made to distribute 50 percent.
“Prima facie, it appears that Naresh Kumar has violated the All India Services (Conduct) Rules and used his position to provide profitable support to his son’s company at the expense of the public exchequer,” the report alleged. Did it for.
It has also been recommended to cancel the MOU immediately.
Language Simmi Netrapal