Rs 110 crore rip-off in PM-Kisan Nidhi scheme busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday mentioned that some 500,000 unsuitable beneficiaries have bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi scheme. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore to this point and the remaining will be recovered soon.
Talking to newshounds he mentioned, 34 authorities officers were suspended and 80 laptop operators and varied non-public personnel brushed off. As per the probe conducted by the division ineligible persons in 13 districts have availed the money help offering untrue files.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the rip-off. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday mentioned action is being taken in opposition to those fascinated with the scandal.
“The Government is zero tolerant referring to the misuse of the Government scheme (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those to blame for this irregularity will be punished; your total quantity will be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he mentioned.
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Below the PM-Kisan Procedure dinky farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a twelve months as help in three equal instalments.
He mentioned the authorities will behold to it that no longer one true farmer would be affected and that the rip-off quantity will be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi mentioned the authorities will get better your total rip-off quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will be arrested and action will be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had former the laptop passwords of officers to feed in scandalous files and illegally make the loads of the scheme.