Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi plot busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 false beneficiaries contain got Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi plot. The Division has recovered around Rs 32 crore to this point and the the rest would perhaps be recovered soon.
Talking to journalists he acknowledged, 34 government officials had been suspended and 80 computer operators and other private workers disregarded. As per the probe performed by the department ineligible persons in 13 districts contain availed the money aid offering fraudulent records.
Crime Division-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Good ample Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged movement is being taken in opposition to those thinking about the scandal.
“The Government is zero tolerant about the misuse of the Government plot (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those guilty for this irregularity would perhaps be punished; the whole amount would perhaps be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he acknowledged.
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Below the PM-Kisan Draw diminutive farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as aid in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the federal government will detect to it that now not one right farmer would be affected and that the scam amount would perhaps be recovered by the federal government by freezing the financial institution accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the federal government will get better the whole scam amount in a month’s time and the scamsters would perhaps be arrested and movement would perhaps be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had mature the pc passwords of officials to feed in notorious records and illegally money in on the plot.