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Andhra Pradesh Governor orders investigation into alleged job scam in Raj Bhavan by outsourcing agency

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The governor of Andhra Pradesh Biswabhusan Harichandan has ordered an investigation into the alleged ‘job scam’ that was supposedly done by an outsourcing agency on the claim of offering jobs in Raj Bhavan.

The Andhra government had tasked the outsourcing agency M/s Sumathi Corporate Services Pvt Limited with the responsibility of recruiting staffs for the Protocol department on an outsourcing basis. But it soon came to the fore that the agency had collected large sums of money from the job seekers while assuring them that their jobs will be permanent.

The press release stated that a complaint was received by the Raj Bhavan authorities that illicit demand for money was made and collected by the supervisors of the outsourcing agency M/s Sumati Corporate Services Pvt Ltd in collusion with some protocol staff and other people for placing their services in the newly formed Raj Bhavan as Attenders, Receptionist, Office Sub-ordinate, etc.

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The press release further added that the committee led by the Secretary to Governor have come to the conclusion that money has been demanded and collected from 9 outsourcing employees by the supervisory staff in connivance with some other people insuring them permanent jobs in the Raj Bhavan vacancies.

According to the sources, the agency had allegedly garnered bribes of Rs 70,000 to Rs 5 lakh for the jobs. In totality, Rs 17.85 lakhs was collected from 9 members for posts of receptionists, attenders, helpers and assistants.

The Governor has directed the Police Commissioner of Vijaywada Dwaraka Tirumala Rao to initiate immediate legal and criminal action against the agency and individuals responsible for this illegal act.

Police are conducting a probe into the alleged job scam. It has registered cases against the culprits under different sections of the IPC including 408, 420, 384, 506 and 120(B).


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