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Bogus Benami Transactions-Scam of “108 Ambulance Service”

NRHM Scam of Chidambaram Family

The Congress-UPA Government at Centre and Gehalot Government of Rajasthan are indulged into cover up operation to protect Ziqitza Health Care Limited, a company of son’s of Congress Leaders.  Dr. Kirit Somaiya, BJP National Secretary and Chairman Scam Expose Committee today released around 150 pages of documentary evidences of NRHM Scam of Ziqitza.  The evidences also include the cover up operation issuing instructions to the Health Ministry to stop investigation and action.

The “108 Ambulance Service” National Rural Health Mission Scheme of Government of India is jointly run by the State and Central Government.  This is same scheme under which the NRHM Scam of Uttar Pradesh took place. Ziqitza is a Company having Directors/Share holders of Sons and Son-in-law of Congress leaders.

  1. Karthi Chidambaram, son of P Chidambaram
  2. Ravi Krishna, son of Vayalar Ravi 
  3. Sweta Mangal 

 

Ziqitza has been awarded contract in non-transparent manner have raised crores of rupees bills in scandalous manner with the help of benami and bogus trips of ambulances, carrying patients to and fro hospitals in Rajasthan.

Observations of the Health Ministry:-

  1. Ziqitza has been allotted contract without having transparent competitive bidding.
  2. The company has been awarded execution of NRHM project in States like Rajasthan, Maharashtra.
  3. The project is going on for two years.
  4. Queries consistently raised by officials at District level, State level and Directors, NRHM.
  5. Bills have been raised for the ambulances which do not exist/off the road, e.g. thousands trips of 50 ambulances (which were of the road) in the bill of September, 2011.
  6. Double billing of the same trips, e.g. Ramdev Mala, Jodhpur.
  7. Ziqitza has shown 55,326 trips in September, 2011 while the actual trips found 37,458.
  8. Bogus phone calls/trips observed by Ministry.
  9. The daily statement/bill of Ziqitza shows

Trips No.

Date

Call Time

On Scene Time

85078

3 Sep 2011

2.26am

2.20am

87420

4 Sep 2011

2.17am

2.15am

89659

5 Sep 2011

12.41pm

11.20am

92295

6 Sep 2011

06.50pm

16.30pm

The arrival time of the ambulance on site is shown before the time of the phone call.

10. In  the similar manner bogus entries have In the similar manner

Trips ID

Date

Time of Call

Time Ambulance Reaches

82493

2.09.11

1.01am

22.25pm

89246

5.09.11

1.27am

18.08pm

89337

6.09.11

1.58am

5.45am

In spite emergency ambulance services, ambulance reached the site after 10 to 22 hours.

11.  Double trips have been shown

Sr No

Trip ID

Patient Name

Telephone No.

1

71438 & 70737

Santosh/ Santosh

01464222067

2

91272 & 91038

Maya / Maya

01575699600

3

182270 & 182446

Alissa/ Alissa

02942100108

12. The officials at NRHM took strong objections and initiated action against the company.

13. Cover up operations initiated Chief Secretary; Health Secretary held urgent meetings and issued directives to stop investigation and action.

Dr. Kirit Somaiya demanded investigation of NRHM Scam by Special Investigation Team. Dr. Somaiya also produced the copies of official documents of Health Ministry, NRHM, investigation, action, cover up operation and the records of the company including names of Directors/Share Holders.

Annexure

Tag: Scam | Upa | Government | Bjp | Rural | India | Bill

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