Action against corrupt AIDS officials

BANGALORE: The state government is awaiting a report from the CBI, after which it will take action against officials of the Karnataka AIDS Prevention Society and 14 NGOs. They are facing charges of corruption.

The Society has also been accused of violating guidelines related to Public Private Partnership in NGOs. The World Bank had expressed its dissatisfaction over this.

Out of 23 NGOs engaged in AIDS control programme in Karnataka, 14 NGOs were put under the scanner due to their conduct. The Society gets grants from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).

Times of India

After examining some records, NACO had filed a complaint with the CBI. Health minister B Sriramulu said the government will take action after receiving the CBI report.

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