Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Nidhi scheme busted in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday acknowledged that some 500,000 false beneficiaries possess obtained Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi scheme. The Department has recovered around Rs 32 crore to this point and the relaxation will seemingly be recovered shortly.
Talking to reporters he acknowledged, 34 government officers possess been suspended and 80 pc operators and plenty of non-public workers pushed apart. As per the probe conducted by the department ineligible folks in 13 districts possess availed the money assistance offering counterfeit data.
Crime Department-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged action is being taken towards these occupied with the scandal.
“The Authorities is zero tolerant regarding the misuse of the Authorities scheme (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these accountable for this irregularity will seemingly be punished; the whole quantity will seemingly be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries shortly,” he acknowledged.
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Below the PM-Kisan Map minute farmers with two hectare or less land are given Rs 6,000 a 365 days as assistance in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the government will glimpse to it that no longer one accurate farmer would be affected and that the scam quantity will seemingly be recovered by the government by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the government will ranking better the whole scam quantity in a month’s time and the scamsters will seemingly be arrested and action will seemingly be taken towards them.
The scamsters – officers and others- had same outdated the pc passwords of officers to feed in pass data and illegally income on the scheme.