Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi map busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday said that some 500,000 untrue beneficiaries have bought Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi map. The Division has recovered round Rs 32 crore to this point and the the relaxation shall be recovered soon.
Talking to newshounds he said, 34 executive officers have been suspended and 80 laptop operators and a form of non-public workers pushed aside. As per the probe conducted by the division ineligible folk in 13 districts have availed the money aid providing spurious files.
Crime Division-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday said action is being taken in opposition to those desirous in regards to the scandal.
“The Executive is zero tolerant in regards to the misuse of the Executive map (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those accountable for this irregularity shall be punished; the complete quantity shall be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he said.
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Below the PM-Kisan Arrangement microscopic farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a 300 and sixty five days as aid in three equal instalments.
He said the chief will uncover to it that no longer one valid farmer might perhaps well be affected and that the scam quantity shall be recovered by the chief by freezing the monetary institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi said the chief will derive successfully the complete scam quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters shall be arrested and action shall be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had former the laptop passwords of officers to feed in atrocious files and illegally profit from the map.