Most ineligible farmers found in Assam
Under PM Kisan, the central government transfers Rs 6,000 every year to farmers across the country in three equal installments. The highest number of such farmers has been found in Assam. In this northeastern state, 8.35 lakh ineligible farmers have taken advantage of the scheme. After this, 7.22 lakhs in Tamil Nadu, 5.62 lakhs in Punjab, 4.45 lakhs in Maharashtra, 2.65 lakhs in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and 2.36 lakhs in Gujarat (Gujarat) have fraudulently used PM Kisan Yojana. have taken advantage of. The government will recover Rs 554 crore from Assam, Rs 437 crore from Punjab, Rs 358 crore from Maharashtra, Rs 340 crore from Tamil Nadu, Rs 258 crore from UP and Rs 220 crore from Gujarat.
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Fake fraud of ineligible farmers caught in this way
Union Minister Tomar said that under the PM Kisan Yojana, the data of beneficiaries is verified from time to time through Aadhaar, Public Financial Management System and Income Tax Database. If any mistake is found in it, steps are taken to rectify it. During the process of verification, it was found that some ineligible beneficiaries, including some income tax paying farmers, got the benefit of the scheme. The aim of the government is to pass the benefits of the scheme to the genuine farmers. Keeping this in mind, the government has also sent a notice to the ineligible farmers of this scheme to recover the money.
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