Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi blueprint busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday said that some 500,000 unfounded beneficiaries hold got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi blueprint. The Department has recovered spherical Rs 32 crore to this point and the relaxation will doubtless be recovered quickly.
Chatting with journalists he said, 34 government officials were suspended and 80 computer operators and varied non-public group brushed aside. As per the probe conducted by the department ineligible other folks in 13 districts hold availed the money assistance providing groundless recordsdata.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami on Monday said movement is being taken in opposition to these all for the scandal.
“The Executive is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Executive blueprint (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these accountable for this irregularity will doubtless be punished; your entire quantity will doubtless be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries quickly,” he said.
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Below the PM-Kisan Map little farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as assistance in three equal instalments.
He said the federal government will peek to it that no longer one precise farmer could well perchance be affected and that the scam quantity will doubtless be recovered by the federal government by freezing the financial institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi said the federal government will catch successfully your entire scam quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will doubtless be arrested and movement will doubtless be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had faded the computer passwords of officials to feed in injurious recordsdata and illegally profit on the blueprint.