Shobha hastily cleared tenders value Rs 2400 crore
Legislator within the Assembly H D Revanna defendant former energy minister Shobha Karandlaje of clearing tenders price Rs 2,400 crore only 2 days before she demitted workplace.
Revanna alleged that Shobha, who head of the department for two and half years, hurriedly approved tenders price Rs 2,400 crore between Feb 19 and 21, before resigning on Feb 23.
According to Revanna, Shobha convened emergency board conferences of each the ESCOMS and therefore the KPTCL on Feb 19 and 21 and got approval for tenders in violation of rules. It was done to favor a Hyderabad based company. before the meet, it had been ensured that just one bidder would participate within the tender.
He conjointly demanded that the government cancel all the tenders approved by the KPTCL in its Feb 21 meeting besides ordering an inquiry.
Shobha had conjointly given approval to get electricity price Rs 980 crore throughout her last days in workplace, Revanna alleged.