Utility Stores Audit report reveals irregularities of Rs 14 billion

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Audit report of Utility stores reveals irregularities of billions of rupees in flour and sugar. The audit report released by the Auditor General’s team of the Utility Stores Corporation for the year 2019-20 identified irregularities of more than Rs 14 billion in flour and sugar.

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An audit report of utility stores has revealed irregularities worth billions of rupees in flour and sugar. According to media reports, the audit report released by the Auditor General’s team of the Utility Stores Corporation for the year 2019-20 has identified irregularities of more than Rs 14 billion in flour and sugar. A loss of Rs2.6 billion was revealed in the sale and purchase of sugar and flour. Utility stores incurred a loss of Rs150 million on buying expensive sugar from defaulting sugar mills while crores of rupees were wasted in buying substandard flour from mills. Revealed to be done.

According to media sources, the management of the utility stores committed fraud of crores of rupees in the purchase of wheat and flour with the connivance of flour mills, while the audit report also pointed out corruption of Rs. 32 crore in the purchase and sale of various items.
On the other hand, after the general markets, the prices of ghee and coking oil of different brands have also gone up in the utility stores.

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According to the details, the price of ghee at utility store has been increased to Rs 22 per kg while the prices of coking oil have also gone up by Rs 27 per liter, with the total price of ghee being Rs 65 per kg in the last three weeks. Cooking oil has gone up to Rs 44 per liter as ghee of various brands had gone up by Rs 43 and coking oil by Rs 17 per liter earlier. It was informed that a notification was also issued to increase the prices. According to him, the increase in prices of Banaspati Ghee and Coking Oil will be implemented immediately.

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