The IAS officer’ s dismissal and reinstatement as head of this apex agricultural procurement agency turned the spotlight on the rampant corruption within.
Last week, senior civil servant C V Ananda Bose found himself in the news for the wrong reasons. He was sacked as managing director of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (Nafed) on the pretext of misusing funds.
Earlier this week, he was back in the headlines, this time for the right reasons: the agriculture ministry dismissed the allegations as baseless and clarified that the Nafed board could request the ministry to replace Bose but it could not remove him.
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