State govt buying COVID equipment at double the market price, alleges UT Khader


Team Udayavani, Jul 7, 2020, 8:46 AM IST

Mangaluru: Congress MLA and former Health Minister UT Khader allegd that Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa led BJP government is buying COVID-19 equipment for more than twice the actual price.

Speaking with this regard he said, “The government is purchasing the sanitizers worth Rs 500 for Rs 900. Rs 9,000 has been paid to Rs 1200 for the thermal meter.”

He further speaking about the delay in ambulance service for the COVID patients said,” Though it’s been three months since the pandemic started, the state government is still struggling to send ambulances to needy patients.”

“Instead of ambulance it is sending final rights vehicle to needy people,” said Khader.

On July 3 Siddaramaiah had alleged misappropriation on the part of the Karnataka government in the purchase of equipment for COVID-19 treatment and demanded an inquiry into it.

The total cumulative COVID-19 cases in the State has now increased to 25,317 of this 10,527 cases have recovered. Presently, 14,385 active cases across the State are undergoing treatment.

The total COVID-19 deaths in the State have also increased to 401.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Row over documentary poster showing Goddess Kali smoking

Suniel Shetty, Vivek Oberoi to star in MX Player series ‘Dharavi Bank’

FIR in Chhattisgarh against BJP MPs for fake Rahul Gandhi video: Cong

Your next big star might come from public ground: HC tells BCCI; asks it to provide basic facilities to budding cricketers

Civic workers protest: Protest to end only after written assurance from state govt

It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

MP: Tribal woman set afire over land row critical; 5 persons arrested so far


Related Articles More

Karnataka reports 975 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

‘Action to be taken against those violating mask rule’

Technical glitch hits compiling of Covid-19 data base for 2nd day

858 COVID-19 cases, 1 death in Karnataka

Mandaviya to chair crucial meeting with experts on rising COVID-19 cases

MUST WATCH

NEWS BULLETIN 03-07-2022

The deer swallowed 80 kg. A python weighing 14 feet long!

Vitla College Student doing Good Job

Rowdysheeter parade at Koppala

Mangaluru : 13-year-old boy cooks up attack story case twist


Latest Additions

Row over documentary poster showing Goddess Kali smoking

Suniel Shetty, Vivek Oberoi to star in MX Player series ‘Dharavi Bank’

FIR in Chhattisgarh against BJP MPs for fake Rahul Gandhi video: Cong

Your next big star might come from public ground: HC tells BCCI; asks it to provide basic facilities to budding cricketers

Civic workers protest: Protest to end only after written assurance from state govt

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.