Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi diagram busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 fraudulent beneficiaries fill bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi diagram. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore so far and the leisure will be recovered soon.
Speaking to reporters he acknowledged, 34 govt officials fill been suspended and 80 pc operators and other non-public workers brushed off. As per the probe conducted by the department ineligible persons in 13 districts fill availed the money assistance offering counterfeit info.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged action is being taken against those interested by the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Authorities diagram (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those accountable for this irregularity will be punished; the whole quantity will be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he acknowledged.
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Below the PM-Kisan Blueprint little farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as assistance in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the govt. will mark to it that no longer one accurate farmer might per chance per chance be affected and that the rip-off quantity will be recovered by the govt. by freezing the monetary institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the govt. will enhance the whole rip-off quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will be arrested and action will be taken against them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had outdated the pc passwords of officials to feed in injurious info and illegally profit on the diagram.