Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi device busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday mentioned that some 500,000 untrue beneficiaries have gotten Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi device. The Division has recovered around Rs 32 crore up to now and the rest would possibly be recovered rapidly.
Talking to journalists he mentioned, 34 authorities officials have been suspended and 80 pc operators and other non-public team pushed apart. As per the probe conducted by the division ineligible persons in 13 districts have availed the cash assistance offering false info.
Crime Division-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday mentioned motion is being taken towards these focused on the scandal.
“The Executive is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Executive device (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these liable for this irregularity would possibly be punished; your complete amount would possibly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries rapidly,” he mentioned.
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Under the PM-Kisan Procedure little farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a three hundred and sixty five days as assistance in three equal instalments.
He mentioned the authorities will glance to it that no longer one precise farmer may possibly possibly presumably be affected and that the scam amount would possibly be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi mentioned the authorities will recuperate your complete scam amount in a month’s time and the scamsters would possibly be arrested and motion would possibly be taken towards them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had former the pc passwords of officials to feed in unsuitable info and illegally earnings on the device.