Corruption seems to be pervading the cooperative sector in the country’s biggest state Uttar Pradesh. The Cooperative Minister in the state has suspended a number of employees of Pradeshik Cooperative Federation on corruption charges.
The PCF employees have been found indulging in serious irregularities in the ongoing wheat procurement in the state.
The new dispensation in Lucknow has taken a serious view of it.
The Cooperative Minister has warned of stern action against those cooperative officials and employees who indulge in corrupt practices.
According to the minister, several scams and frauds have recently come to light and they are an indication of a pervasive corruption and abuse of authority rampant in the cooperative sector.