PM-Kisan scam: TN authorities hopes to get better corpulent quantity
The Tamil Nadu authorities is hopeful of convalescing the corpulent ₹110 crore which used to be fraudulently claimed by ineligible folk under the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi in 13 districts of the Convey.
“The Convey authorities is relieved because the money used to be now not taken by bogus folk or fraudsters. Those lakhs of flawed accounts belong to either landless those that’re now not eligible for the draw or additional participants of the equal farm households, where only one member shall be eligible to glean the money,” a top legit of the Convey authorities suggested BusinessLine.
Beneath the PM-Kisan, marginal and little farmers across the country with land-holdings of decrease than two acres will glean ₹6,000 a year in three equal instalments.
In accordance with the Convey authorities’s investigations, decrease-diploma workers would perhaps had been compromised or bribed to invent flawed accounts. At the block stages, passwords are shared to invent records entry corrections. Here, the passwords had been stolen to invent flawed accounts, printed investigations.
It has been reported that the scam used to be surely unearthed by the Tamil Nadu authorities after an alert from Cuddalore district collector Chandra Sekhar Sakhamuri. Subsequent investigations unearthed a modus operandi of securing money by bogus accounts in about 14 districts across the Convey.
On Tuesday, Convey Agriculture Secretary Gangdeep Singh Bedi talked about three assistant directors had been suspended, 34 officers had been going by disciplinary circulation, and plenty of different contractual workers had been pushed aside from service for their characteristic in this scam. The Convey Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Division (CB-CID) is reported to enjoy arrested 18 folk in this connection.
The legit acknowledged that the Convey authorities would characteristic issues lawful before the next installment, which will near in December/January, and verify that no such frauds happen within the prolonged flee. “For that reason the Convey authorities undertook an all-out enquiry as a exchange of hushing up the case,” he added.
He also talked about that the Central authorities acknowledged the Convey’s efforts in convalescing the money. “We’re dedicated to convalescing corpulent money as we is now not going to enable such misdeeds. We now enjoy the again of all bankers, district collectors and others in this restoration direction of. There may be a no political attitude and it is attributable to compromise by workers at decrease stages,” the legit acknowledged.