Officials gave the children the broken headphones for a few million rubles
The administration of St. Petersburg bought 2.5 thousand headphone for Apple iPhone as a gift for minor children from disadvantaged families.
Later it turned out that players or phones American brand among young Petersburgers there, and the gifts themselves defective, according to “Fontanka” with reference to a source in one of the social centers of the city.
For purchasing from the budget allocated 4 million rubles. According to the newspaper, the children complained that the gifts don’t work and some were damaged package. At least 10 percent of the headphones was broken. The Committee on youth policy and interaction with public organizations the problem acknowledged.
“In accordance with the technical specifications of the government contract warranty period headphones is not less than 2 months. In line with this, all headphones with defects will be replaced by workers within the prescribed period the contractor”, — said the officials.
Supplier of headphones made by the President of the St. Petersburg military-historical society Alexei Aranovich, but from comments he abstained.
In January, many children and poor families of the Irkutsk region received new year gifts from wormy candy. On this fact the regional management of Rospotrebnadzora have inspected.