PM-Kisan rip-off: TN authorities hopes to come by better plump amount
The Tamil Nadu authorities is hopeful of recuperating the plump ₹110 crore which used to be fraudulently claimed by ineligible other folks under the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi in 13 districts of the Command.
“The Command authorities is relieved as the cash used to be no longer taken by bogus other folks or fraudsters. These lakhs of fraudulent accounts belong to both landless other folks that are no longer eligible for the diagram or extra people of the same farm families, where handiest one member will be eligible to come by the cash,” a top real of the Command authorities informed BusinessLine.
Below the PM-Kisan, marginal and minute farmers across the country with land-holdings of no longer as much as 2 acres will come by ₹6,000 a year in three equal instalments.
In accordance with the Command authorities’s investigations, lower-stage group also can had been compromised or bribed to come by fraudulent accounts. On the block ranges, passwords are shared to fabricate knowledge entry corrections. Here, the passwords had been stolen to come by fraudulent accounts, revealed investigations.
It has been reported that the rip-off used to be the truth is unearthed by the Tamil Nadu authorities after an alert from Cuddalore district collector Chandra Sekhar Sakhamuri. Subsequent investigations unearthed a modus operandi of securing cash thru bogus accounts in about 14 districts across the Command.
On Tuesday, Command Agriculture Secretary Gangdeep Singh Bedi acknowledged three assistant directors had been suspended, 34 officers had been facing disciplinary action, and a couple of different contractual group had been pushed except for carrier for their feature on this rip-off. The Command Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Division (CB-CID) is reported to own arrested 18 other folks on this connection.
The true acknowledged that the Command authorities would place issues loyal before the subsequent installment, which will reach in December/January, and manufacture obvious that that no such frauds occur in due direction. “Here is the motive the Command authorities undertook an all-out enquiry slightly than hushing up the case,” he added.
He also acknowledged that the Central authorities acknowledged the Command’s efforts in recuperating the cash. “We’re committed to recuperating plump cash as we is no longer any longer going to enable such misdeeds. Now we own the toughen of all bankers, district collectors and others on this restoration direction of. There’s a no political attitude and it is as a result of compromise by group at lower ranges,” the true acknowledged.