Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi design busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday said that some 500,000 untrue beneficiaries dangle got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi design. The Department has recovered round Rs 32 crore up to now and the comfort will seemingly be recovered soon.
Talking to reporters he said, 34 authorities officers were suspended and 80 computer operators and diversified non-public workers pushed apart. As per the probe performed by the department ineligible persons in 13 districts dangle availed the money aid offering fraudulent records.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday said motion is being taken against those occupied with the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant in regards to the misuse of the Authorities design (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those liable for this irregularity will seemingly be punished; the total amount will seemingly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he said.
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Below the PM-Kisan Scheme minute farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a 365 days as aid in three equal instalments.
He said the authorities will ogle to it that no longer one valid farmer would be affected and that the rip-off amount will seemingly be recovered by the authorities by freezing the monetary institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi said the authorities will recuperate the total rip-off amount in a month’s time and the scamsters will seemingly be arrested and motion will seemingly be taken against them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had oldschool the computer passwords of officers to feed in injurious records and illegally profit from the design.