Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi blueprint busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 faux beneficiaries beget got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi blueprint. The Department has recovered spherical Rs 32 crore up to now and the rest will most definitely be recovered shortly.
Talking to journalists he acknowledged, 34 govt officials had been suspended and 80 computer operators and diverse non-public workers disregarded. As per the probe conducted by the department ineligible persons in 13 districts beget availed the cash aid providing faux knowledge.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged motion is being taken in opposition to these interested by the scandal.
“The Government is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Government blueprint (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these guilty for this irregularity will most definitely be punished; your entire amount will most definitely be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries shortly,” he acknowledged.
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Under the PM-Kisan Arrangement miniature farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as aid in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the govtwill observe to it that not one real farmer would be affected and that the scam amount will most definitely be recovered by the govtby freezing the financial institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the govtwill improve your entire scam amount in a month’s time and the scamsters will most definitely be arrested and motion will most definitely be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had extinct the computer passwords of officials to feed in unsuitable records and illegally cash in on the blueprint.