Former Minister Atchannaidu Claims his Innocence In Earlier video speech

Greetings to everybody. I have seen reports about a huge scam in ESI. They are saying about my role. False information was being released. They are saying the purchase of ESI medicines was made on nomination basis only at my recommendations when I was the Minister.
First, these baseless reports were given by the Sakhsi media and some people in the Government. Then, most other TV channels were carrying these reports without checking facts. The actual facts were different. I was Minister for Labour during 2016 and 2017. At that time, the telehealth services were started at the national level.
In my capacity as the Minister only, I took some decisions as per the instructions of the Central government. In 2016, Prime Minister Modi held a meeting with ESI. The PM instructed the ESIC and senior officials to use technology and extend telehealth services in all the states.
In December, 2016, the Government of India sent letters to all the states and principal secretaries for implementing telehealth services. At the instructions of PM Modi, a review meeting was also held in the same month at the national level. Instructions were again given to all states to extend telehealth services 24 hours a day. Based on this, we took decisions and the minutes of the review meetings were available. All officials were present at that time.
As the Minister concerned, I held a meeting with officials and asked whether telehealth services were already provided in any state. It was found out that Telangana implemented it. So, I instructed our officials to following the same model in Andhra Pradesh and pass on the services immediately to the people here. I also sent a note to the department saying the Telangana model may be followed duly to extend telehealth services.
Now, my letter and my decisions were being put under microscope and being twisted out of context. Misinformation was launched to say I gave orders of telehealth services on nomination basis. This has not happened. My letter is evidence and it is available. The minutes and the related correspondence is available. I am ready to face any enquiry. Myself and my family have never indulged in any such corruption…

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