Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi plan busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday mentioned that some 500,000 false beneficiaries admire bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi plan. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore to this level and the leisure shall be recovered soon.
Talking to newshounds he mentioned, 34 authorities officers were suspended and 80 computer operators and different non-public staff disregarded. As per the probe conducted by the division ineligible folk in 13 districts admire availed the money support offering mistaken recordsdata.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Good sufficient Palaniswami on Monday mentioned crawl is being taken in opposition to these inquisitive regarding the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant regarding the misuse of the Authorities plan (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these guilty for this irregularity shall be punished; the full amount shall be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he mentioned.
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Under the PM-Kisan Plot minute farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a 300 and sixty five days as support in three equal instalments.
He mentioned the authorities will interrogate to it that now not one real farmer would possibly maybe well well be affected and that the rip-off amount shall be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi mentioned the authorities will salvage better the full rip-off amount in a month’s time and the scamsters shall be arrested and crawl shall be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had primitive the computer passwords of officers to feed in unhealthy recordsdata and illegally profit on the plan.