Audit of utility stores reveals Rs 14 billion irregularities in flour and sugar
An audit of the Utility Stores Corporation’s 2019-20 accounts has revealed irregularities of more than Rs 14 billion in flour and sugar.
According to sources, the Auditor General’s team conducted a special audit of the accounts of the Utility Stores Corporation for the year 20-2019 and identified irregularities of more than Rs 14 billion in the sugar and flour accounts of the utility stores.
According to sources, the audit report also pointed out corruption of Rs 32 crore in the sale and purchase of various items, while the purchase of expensive sugar from defaulting sugar mills caused a loss of Rs 150 million to utility stores.
According to the text of the audit report, crores of rupees were wasted by buying substandard flour from the mills. The management of the utility stores committed fraud of crores of rupees in the purchase of wheat and flour with the connivance of the flour mills.
According to the audit report, a loss of Rs 2.60 billion has been revealed in the sale and purchase of sugar and flour.
According to sources, the audit report of Utility Stores Corporation will be submitted to the Auditor General soon.