Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi plot busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday mentioned that some 500,000 faux beneficiaries comprise obtained Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi plot. The Department has recovered round Rs 32 crore so a long way and the remaining will be recovered soon.
Talking to reporters he mentioned, 34 government officials had been suspended and 80 pc operators and other interior most workers brushed apart. As per the probe conducted by the division ineligible persons in 13 districts comprise availed the cash assistance providing misleading facts.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday mentioned action is being taken in opposition to those tantalizing concerning the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant concerning the misuse of the Authorities plot (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all those guilty for this irregularity will be punished; the total quantity will be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he mentioned.
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Under the PM-Kisan Scheme itsy-bitsy farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a year as assistance in three equal instalments.
He mentioned the government will notice to it that now not one right farmer might per chance per chance well presumably be affected and that the scam quantity will be recovered by the government by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi mentioned the government will opt up better the total scam quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will be arrested and action will be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had damaged-down the pc passwords of officials to feed in rotten facts and illegally income on the plot.