Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi plan busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday talked about that some 500,000 unfounded beneficiaries bear got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi plan. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore up to now and the leisure will seemingly be recovered rapidly.
Talking to newshounds he talked about, 34 govt officers had been suspended and 80 laptop operators and different non-public workers brushed off. As per the probe conducted by the department ineligible other folks in 13 districts bear availed the money assistance providing wrong records.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday talked about action is being taken in opposition to those desirous regarding the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant regarding the misuse of the Authorities plan (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those to blame for this irregularity will seemingly be punished; your entire amount will seemingly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries rapidly,” he talked about.
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Below the PM-Kisan Plan exiguous farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a twelve months as assistance in three equal instalments.
He talked about the government will peep to it that now not one exact farmer would be affected and that the rip-off amount will seemingly be recovered by the government by freezing the financial institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi talked about the government will recover your entire rip-off amount in a month’s time and the scamsters will seemingly be arrested and action will seemingly be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had ancient the laptop passwords of officers to feed in run records and illegally make the many of the plan.