Rs 1,364 crore paid to over 20 lakh undeserving beneficiaries under PM-KISAN: RTI data

The Authorities has paid Rs 1,364 crore to twenty.48 lakh undeserving beneficiaries less than its bold PM-KISAN plan, a reply to a Suitable to Data (RTI) question by the Union Agriculture Ministry reveals.

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sammann Nidhi (PM-KISAN) was introduced by the Centre in 2019 and less than the plan, an income help of Rs six,000 for every yr in three equal installments is paid to compact and marginal farmer households possessing merged land holding or possession of up to two hectares.

The Union Agriculture Ministry, in reaction to the RTI application, determined two types of undeserving beneficiaries who gained PM-KISAN payouts as “ineligible farmers” and “income tax payee farmers”.

RTI applicant Venkatesh Nayak of Commonwealth Human Legal rights Initiative (CHRI) who gained the details from the governing administration mentioned, “Much more than fifty percent (fifty five.58 for every cent) of these undeserving folks belong to the ‘income tax

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DATA STORY: India reports fewest Covid-19 deaths in a day since June 8

India on Friday done 829,964 coronavirus exams, getting the overall depend of exams done so much in the nation to 173,941,658. The check positivity amount recorded was two.3%

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India on Saturday documented a net reduction of 4071 to provide its depend of energetic coronavirus instances down to 250,183, the least expensive considering the fact that July five and 75.42 for every cent reduce than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. With a steady pattern of every day reductions, India’s share of worldwide energetic coronavirus instances is down at 1.09 for every cent (one particular in ninety two). The nation extra 19,079 instances to just take its overall caseload to 10,305,788. And, with 224 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll arrived at 149,218, or 1.45 for every cent of overall confirmed infections.

The depend of recovered coronavirus instances throughout India now stands at 9,906,387

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