Her husband is allegedly involved in Vyapam scam.
BHOPAL: The state government, on Friday, shifted Ajita Vajpayee Pandey, additional chief secretary of Technical education and Skill development department and posted her as member- secretary in state planning board, following the controversy over her husband Amit Pandey’s role in Vyapam fraud.
Amit, a contractor, has been booked by the Special Task Force for his role as tout in the Vyapam fraud case; along with former minister Laxmikant Sharma and BJP state education cell chief Sudhir Sharma. The Opposition Congress had recently raked up the issue, pointing fingers at the state government for keeping Ajita’s posted in the department controlling Vyapam.
Member secretary of planning commission SR Mohanti, has been transferred to school education department.He will continue to be principal secretary of new and renewable energy department and managing director of MP Energy Development Ajita Vajpayee Pandey
Corporation as additional responsibility. Principal secretary of school education Sanjay Kumar Singh has been shifted to technical education and skill development department in Ajita’s place.
Charge- sheet filed against Ajita
State government on transferred Ajita Vajpayee Pandey, an additional chief secretary rank officer, even after the Lokayukta’s special police establishment has filed a supplementary charge- sheet against her in Jabalpur in a case related with corruption.
Prosecution sanction was pending in the case for the long time with the central government. She is an accused in electricity meter purchasing scam.