Fraud in Uttarakhand “Nanda Gaura Yojana”, case filed against 193 people, action taken on the orders of the minister
A case has been registered on Tuesday against 193 people accused of rigging the Nanda Gaura scheme in Uttarakhand. Various sections including 420 have been imposed on the accused. The police took this action following the instructions of departmental minister Rekha Arya. Minister Rekha Arya had recently ordered to investigate the matter and file a case against ineligible beneficiaries and guilty officers and employees. He had said that the certificates of all the girls taking advantage of the scheme should also be checked, so that no ineligible eligible girl could take away the benefits of the scheme.
What is the matter
In Haridwar district, in the financial year 2022-23, to take advantage of the Nanda Gaura scheme, a case of forgery by tampering with income certificates had come to the fore. In this, in the financial year 2022-23, 70 out of total 1328 applications to get benefits of the scheme on the basis of birth and 123 out of total 4174 applications to get benefits on the basis of 12th pass, income certificates were tampered with. . Chief Development Officer Haridwar has canceled these applications on the tampering done in the certificates.
This much benefit is available under the scheme
Under the Nanda Gaura Devi Kanyadhan Yojana, Rs 11,000 is given to the parents at the time of the birth of a girl child by the state government. After this, Rs 51,000 is given to the girl child on passing the intermediate. This assistance amount is given to the parents of eligible girls.