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Uttarakhand / Rishikesh : Allegations of rigging in the welfare schemes of the government, ineligible got benefits

There was a lot of rigging in the welfare schemes of the government in Gadhimayachak Gram Sabha. The ineligible were given benefits instead of the eligible. This has been confirmed in the block level investigation. It was alleged that the responsible departments were not taking action as the matter was of an influential person. If the culprits are not punished by the end of July, they will take shelter in the court in the first week of August. These allegations have been made by former soldier Rajpal Singh Panwar and social worker Shoorveer Singh Kandiyal. In a press conference at PWD guest house on Haridwar Road on Sunday, he told that 70 percent of the eligible people were deprived of the benefit of Nirbal Swajal Toilet Scheme in Garhi Mayachak Gram Sabha. The plan was ruined with the ineligible people. Alleged that the former head ignored the rules in the work of MNREGA. All the work was done with JCB etc equipments. The people of the village were not given work, but the payment of more than 5 crores was shown to straighten the accounts of the workers. Not only this, instead of paying the work done under village development to a firm, the former head made a check in his own name. It is alleged that the construction of boundary wall in lakhs of government school located in the village was also shown in the paper, whereas in reality the wall was not built. Social worker Shoorveer Singh Kandiyal said that the investigation of all the scams has been completed. DM Doon has assured effective action in July. He said that if action is not taken by the former head and departmental officers, then they will approach the court.