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Bhubaneswar Jan 21: The state government Thursday suspended 15 offirinIc including secretaries, assistant secretary and chief ex-ecutive officers of various Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies (PACS) for violating government orders and misconduct in pro-curement of paddy.
Cooperation department has suspended the secretaries while a data entry operator has been sacked from service. As part of the 5T principle of govern-ment, the department will en-sure zero tolerance towards corruption, said Cooperation Minister RP Swain.
The suspended secretaries ate—Radhakanta Bhoi of Nuamara PACS, Saroj Das of Dahama soci-ety, Asit Pradahn of Charamala, Krupasindhu Sahu of Sahaspur, Pramod Bhoi of Samarbag, Pradeep Saa of Lalchanpur,Dillip Suna of Baidyanath, Rabi Mishra of Mahuli & Khari, Netrananda Purohit of Baghiapada,
Nirod Patra of Ramagarh and Dinabandhu Jena of Sodha. Similarly, the assistant secre-tary Sukadev Rout of Sadha PACS was also suspended while data entry operator of the society Manoj Kumar Nayak was removed from the service
Chief executive officers Ghanashyam Pradhan (Jatesingh PACS), Ramakrushna Padhi (Ulunda) and Prabhat Sahu (Murasundhi) have also been suspended.