Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi plot busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday mentioned that some 500,000 faux beneficiaries accept as true with bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi plot. The Division has recovered spherical Rs 32 crore up to now and the remainder will likely be recovered quickly.
Speaking to journalists he mentioned, 34 govt officials were suspended and 80 laptop operators and diverse within most workers disregarded. As per the probe performed by the division ineligible persons in 13 districts accept as true with availed the money assistance offering counterfeit files.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami on Monday mentioned action is being taken towards those fascinated by the scandal.
“The Govt is zero tolerant in regards to the misuse of the Govt plot (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those guilty for this irregularity will likely be punished; the full amount will likely be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries quickly,” he mentioned.
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Below the PM-Kisan Plan minute farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a three hundred and sixty five days as assistance in three equal instalments.
He mentioned the govtwill uncover about to it that now not one right farmer will likely be affected and that the rip-off amount will likely be recovered by the govtby freezing the monetary institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi mentioned the govtwill get better the full rip-off amount in a month’s time and the scamsters will likely be arrested and action will likely be taken towards them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had used the computer passwords of officials to feed in execrable files and illegally profit on the plot.