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 counterfeit beneficiaries enjoy obtained Rs 110 crore from the PM-Kisan Nidhi scheme. The Division has recovered spherical Rs 32 crore to this level and the comfort will be recovered soon.
Talking to reporters he acknowledged, 34 authorities officials were suspended and 80 computer operators and other non-public workers brushed apart. As per the probe conducted by the department ineligible individuals in 13 districts enjoy availed the cash assist providing wrong recordsdata.
Crime Division-Crime Investigation Division (CBCID) is probing the scam. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ample Palaniswami on Monday acknowledged hump is being taken in opposition to these all for the scandal.
“The Executive is zero tolerant referring to the misuse of the Executive scheme (PM-Kisan Nidhi) and all these to blame for this irregularity will be punished; all of the amount will be recovered from ineligible beneficiaries soon,” he acknowledged.
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Under the PM-Kisan Scheme small farmers with two hectare or much less land are given Rs 6,000 a one year as assist in three equal instalments.
He acknowledged the authorities will learn about to it that no longer one real farmer would be affected and that the scam amount will be recovered by the authorities by freezing the bank accounts of fraudsters.
Bedi acknowledged the authorities will get better all of the scam amount in a month’s time and the scamsters will be arrested and hump will be taken in opposition to them.
The scamsters – officials and others- had extinct the computer passwords of officials to feed in tainted recordsdata and illegally cash in on the scheme.