Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi method busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 fraudulent beneficiaries maintain got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi method. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore to this point and the leisure will seemingly be recovered quickly.
Speaking to newshounds he acknowledged, 34 authorities officials were suspended and 80 computer operators and other non-public workers brushed aside. As per the probe conducted by the division ineligible people in 13 districts maintain availed the money aid providing false info.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ok Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged circulate is being taken in opposition to those occupied with the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant in regards to the misuse of the Authorities method (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these accountable for this irregularity will seemingly be punished; the total quantity will seemingly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries quickly,” he acknowledged.
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Under the PM-Kisan Device itsy-bitsy farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as aid in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the authorities will note to it that no longer one precise farmer would be affected and that the rip-off quantity will seemingly be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the authorities will improve the total rip-off quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will seemingly be arrested and circulate will seemingly be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had used the computer passwords of officials to feed in inappropriate info and illegally profit on the tactic.