Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi procedure busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 fake beneficiaries maintain bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi procedure. The Department has recovered round Rs 32 crore to this level and the relaxation shall be recovered soon.
Talking to newshounds he acknowledged, 34 authorities officials maintain been suspended and 80 laptop operators and other non-public workers brushed apart. As per the probe performed by the department ineligible individuals in 13 districts maintain availed the money support offering untrue info.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged circulate is being taken in opposition to these serious about the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Authorities procedure (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these to blame for this irregularity shall be punished; your whole quantity shall be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he acknowledged.
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Under the PM-Kisan Scheme little farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a One year as support in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the authorities will look to it that now not one true farmer would be affected and that the rip-off quantity shall be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the authorities will enhance your whole rip-off quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters shall be arrested and circulate shall be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had aged the laptop passwords of officials to feed in nasty info and illegally profit from the procedure.