Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi draw busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 counterfeit beneficiaries luxuriate in got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi draw. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore up to now and the rest will seemingly be recovered rapidly.
Talking to newshounds he acknowledged, 34 authorities officers luxuriate in been suspended and 80 computer operators and diverse non-public workers brushed apart. As per the probe performed by the department ineligible persons in 13 districts luxuriate in availed the cash support providing wrong data.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged motion is being taken against those fascinated about the scandal.
“The Government is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Government draw (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those to blame for this irregularity will seemingly be punished; the full quantity will seemingly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries rapidly,” he acknowledged.
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Below the PM-Kisan Blueprint runt farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a Twelve months as support in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the authorities will peer to it that no longer one right farmer can be affected and that the rip-off quantity will seemingly be recovered by the authorities by freezing the financial institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the authorities will pick up successfully the full rip-off quantity 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 feeble the computer passwords of officers to feed in despicable data and illegally cash in on the draw.