Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi blueprint busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday talked about that some 500,000 spurious beneficiaries procure bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi blueprint. The Division has recovered round Rs 32 crore so a ways and the leisure will seemingly be recovered quickly.
Talking to newshounds he talked about, 34 govt officials were suspended and 80 computer operators and diversified non-public workers brushed aside. As per the probe performed by the division ineligible persons in 13 districts procure availed the money assistance offering pretend recordsdata.
Crime Division-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday talked about motion is being taken in opposition to these concerned regarding the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant regarding the misuse of the Authorities blueprint (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these up to the mark of this irregularity will seemingly be punished; the entire quantity will seemingly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries quickly,” he talked about.
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Under the PM-Kisan Blueprint small farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a 365 days as assistance in three equal instalments.
He talked about the govt. will thought to it that no longer one steady farmer might perchance well be affected and that the scam quantity will seemingly be recovered by the govt. by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi talked about the govt. will recuperate the entire scam quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will seemingly be arrested and motion will seemingly be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had used the computer passwords of officials to feed in injurious recordsdata and illegally profit from the blueprint.