Mollah Nasir: Government hospitals are hostage due to the reckless commission trading of the line director of the health department. Health services are severely disrupted. Director General, Secretary and Minister’s names are charged against Line Director Professor Dr. Md. Mazharul Haque Tapan for charging commission at the rate of 15 to 20 percent of the annual budget.
In a complaint to the ACC Chairman, it is known that the line director of the Department of Health in Mahakhalistha, Prof. Dr. Md. Mazharul Haque Tapan, is doing reckless commission trading on the annual quota and special quota of all government hospitals in the country. According to sources, line director Mazharul has to pay 10% bribe in annual budget and 15 to 20% in special budget. According to sources, special varadhs are provided four times a year due to urgent demand in government hospitals. There are five thousand 816 government hospitals, big and small, across the country and special allocations of around four hundred crore taka were given to these hospitals in the last financial year. With this money, hospital authorities purchase medical supplies, spare parts. According to sources, the line director of the Department of Health, Prof. Dr. Mazharul Haque Tapan, multiplied 15-20 percent of the special allocation and handed over the allocation. According to sources, the concerned contractors paid the bribe money in advance for these contracts. They took the Baraddhapatra by paying bribe cash to Mazharul Haque. The contract of the hospital is given to the hospital authority by the contractor and the hospital authority orders the contractor to perform more profitable works. Sources also said that for the special allocation of the hospital, the hospital authority and the contractor conspired to send several times the demand for more profitable products. And Baradh buys goods less than he needs.
According to sources, line director Mazharul Haque Tapan was heard saying that Tk 60 to 65 crores of bribe had to be paid to the Secretary General of the Department of Health, the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and the Minister of Health. The investigation revealed that the majority of this bribe money went into the pocket of Mazharul Haque Tapan. Sources also said that Health Minister’s former PS Arifur Rahman is involved in this cycle. On the condition of anonymity, some officials and employees told this reporter that Line Director Professor Dr. Mazharul Haque Tapan Gangra rented a house in Gulshan and shared bribe money there in the evening and indulged in various kinds of entertainment.
Sources also said that recently a special allocation of 22 crore rupees has been given to some hospitals.
Sources also said that the contractor circle includes Ali Enterprises, Sajjad, Munnaf, Ali Baba, Rana Enterprises, Siraj, Fahim. Mazharul Haque Tapan, the special agent of Afzal, the chief corrupt officer of the Department of Health. This reporter tried to contact the Line Director of the Department of Health Prof. Dr. Mazharul Haque Tapan on his mobile phone but could not be reached. Looking at the state of the health department, it seems that the patients are doomed and Mazharul’s month is poor.