Rohini Sindhuri Dismisses Harassment Charge After IAS Officer Resigns

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Rohini Sindhuri dismisses harassment charge: A day after Shilpa Nag, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) commissioner, announced her resignation from the civil services, citing a non-conducive work environment, reacting to the alleged harassment, her senior and the deputy commissioner of the district Rohini Sindhuri on Friday claimed she had only sought details of a certain fund utilised in the city related to COVID-19 infection.

Sindhuri, in a satement, said that the office only wanted to utilise the Corporate Social Responsibility funds for COVID-19 management under a government programme ‘Vaidyara Nade, Halli Kade (transtaled as Doctors’ march towards villages). She denied the allegations levelled against her and blamed the IAS officer for submitting “contradictory” ward-wise coronavirus data. “So I asked where the funds had gone. I wanted to know whether the entire ₹ 12 crore of CSR fund was spent on the city and how it was utilised,” Sindhuri was quoted saying, NDTV reported.

The deputy commissioner further mentioned that the funds were required for the said programme but the details have not been shared yet. “We need to join hands and give correct data.It cannot be right if one day you say there are 400 infections and 40 the next day. These discrepancies should not be fed to the COVID war room,” Sindhuri noted. Read who is Rohini Sindhuri here.

Rohini Sindhuri dismisses harassment charge: She added that she had sought Gram Panchayat and municipal ward wise details of the virus infections to ensure that Mysuru district is COVID-free by July 1.

Nag, a 2014-batch IAS officer who has been the Mysuru city commissioner (MCC) since February earlier this year, in a press conference on Thursday, stated that she was being targeted by the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner after media reports stated that the MCC has been doing a decent job in controlling the outbreak in the city. She said Sindhuri held a “personal grudge” against her for managing the COVID-19 situation well and noted that she is sending her resignation to the chief secretary. Read who is Shilpa Nag here.

Meanwhile, the government directed the Regional Commissioner of Mysuru has ordered to conduct a probe why into the construction of an indoor swimming pool and a gym at Sindhuri’s official residence at a cost of Rs. 50 lakh. The regional commissioner has been asked to submit a detailed report in the matter by June 7.

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