Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi device busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 fake beneficiaries hold bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi device. The Department has recovered round Rs 32 crore to this point and the remainder shall be recovered rapidly.
Speaking to journalists he acknowledged, 34 executive officers were suspended and 80 computer operators and other non-public workers brushed off. As per the probe performed by the division ineligible persons in 13 districts hold availed the money assistance providing false files.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged action is being taken towards these fascinated concerning the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant concerning the misuse of the Authorities device (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these to blame for this irregularity shall be punished; your complete quantity shall be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries rapidly,” he acknowledged.
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Under the PM-Kisan Arrangement limited farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a 300 and sixty five days as assistance in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the chief will survey to it that no longer one exact farmer would be affected and that the rip-off quantity shall be recovered by the chief by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the chief will improve your complete rip-off quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters shall be arrested and action shall be taken towards them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had frail the computer passwords of officers to feed in nasty files and illegally profit on the device.