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Midday meal scheme 11.46 crore scam teacher suspended, jailed in disproportionate assets case



Agra:Teacher Chandrakant Sharma accused of fraud in the Mid Day Meal scheme has been suspended by BSA Firozabad. The teacher accused was the principal of Tundla Jajpur Primary School in Firozabad. On Tuesday, Vigilance registered a complaint against the teacher accused in the case of misappropriation of 11.46 crores under the MDM scheme. Noting this, the BSA suspended him on Wednesday. The accused teacher says all the allegations made are false. They want a high-level investigation into the matter.

In 2018, a complaint was filed against accused teacher Chandrakant Sharma with the government that Chandrakant had scammed the midday meal program by creating a fake company. Vigilance was investigating the case on government orders. First there was a confidential investigation, then later there was an open investigation. According to the FIR of Vigilance, teacher Chandrakant Sharma formed the bogus Saraswat Residential Education Service Committee in 2007. In 2008, took up the job of distributing midday meals in public schools in Firozabad. From 2008 to 2014, Chandrakant Sharma made an 11.46 crore scam with the help of government departments and education department. Vigilance described Professor Chandrakant Sharma as the mastermind behind this whole game.

Went to jail in 2015 too
A disproportionate property case is also pending against the indicted teacher. The accused teacher made a huge property worth millions in Agra. There are also several beer bars and banquet halls. In the MDM scam case, a fellow teacher had filed a complaint with the Firozabad District Magistrate. The district magistrate had the case investigated, in which the accused teacher Chandrakant Sharma went to jail. The accused teacher Chandrakant Sharma says he is an instruction. Requires a high-level investigation into the matter.

BSA has taken note
The accused teacher Chandrakant Sharma was assigned to Tundla Jajpur Primary School in Firozabad. When BSA became aware of the vigilance affair, it became aware of it. Anjali Singh, head of basic education in Firozabad, said teacher Chandrakant Sharma, accused of vigilance in the MDM scam, has been suspended with immediate effect. Further action will be taken after advance orders.