Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi contrivance busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday mentioned that some 500,000 inaccurate beneficiaries salvage received Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi contrivance. The Division has recovered round Rs 32 crore to this level and the leisure will doubtless be recovered soon.
Talking to newshounds he mentioned, 34 authorities officers salvage been suspended and 80 laptop operators and other non-public employees pushed apart. As per the probe performed by the department ineligible folks in 13 districts salvage availed the money help providing inaccurate knowledge.
Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday mentioned motion is being taken against those piquant with the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant in regards to the misuse of the Authorities contrivance (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those to blame for this irregularity will doubtless be punished; the whole quantity will doubtless be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he mentioned.
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Under the PM-Kisan Plan runt farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as help in three equal instalments.
He mentioned the authorities will gape to it that no longer one real farmer would be affected and that the scam quantity will doubtless be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi mentioned the authorities will catch greater the whole scam quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will doubtless be arrested and motion will doubtless be taken against them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had dilapidated the computer passwords of officers to feed in faulty knowledge and illegally income on the contrivance.