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Home ministry replaces CEO behind KPKB’s de listing of non swadeshi products

Home ministry replaces CEO behind KPKB’s de-listing of non-swadeshi products

Home ministry replaces CEO behind KPKB’s de-listing of non-swadeshi products
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By Timsy Jaipuria  Jun 5, 2020 6:50:49 AM IST (Updated)

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday appointed Rajeev Ranjan Kumar as the new chief executive officer of Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB). He replaced RM Meena in the post.

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday appointed Rajeev Ranjan Kumar as the new chief executive officer of Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB). He replaced RM Meena in the post.

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Announcing the decision, an MHA statement said: “Owing to administrative reasons, CRPF
The decision to replace Meena comes close on the heels of the release of a document that listed 1,026 items to be de-listed from KPKB shelves. The de-listing purported to be a result of the union government’s decision to only sell “swadeshi”, or India-made products, in KPKB canteens, beginning June 1.
“The decision has been taken after ex-CEO RM Meena issued a list of 1,026 products to be de-listed from KPKB shelves," a person aware of the development told CNBC-TV18.
On June 1, the May 29 list of products was recalled by chairman, WARB-cum-DG CRPF, saying that the de-listing of certain products had been erroneously issued by the CEO.
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