On the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, a major action has been taken against those who have been negligent in purchasing paddy. Additional Chief Secretary Commissioner and Registrar MVS Rami Reddy has lodged an FIR against 33 Paddy Purchasing Center in-charge on indifference and irregularity in the works.

He said that along with this, 24 center in-charge and secretary have been suspended and four have been given adverse entry. District Manager PCU of Auraiya, District Manager UPSS, District Manager PCF of Sonbhadra and Regional Manager PCF of Kanpur Division have been suspended on complaints of negligence in work. The District Manager PCF has been transferred to Fatehpur.

He said that along with this, 71 center in-charge secretaries have been warned. One center in-charge was removed from the post and clarification has been sought from 28 center in-charge secretaries. No negligence will be tolerated in paddy purchase.

He said that special care should be taken to ensure that farmers do not face any inconvenience at paddy purchase centers. He said that immediately any action will be taken against the culprits if there is any inconvenience to the farmers at the paddy purchase centers or if there are complaints of irregularities.