Akhilesh govt splurged Rs 15 crore on functions to distribute Rs 20 crore: CAG

The AKHILESH Yadav Government in Uttar Pradesh has spent Rs 15.06 crore between 2012 and 2013 the value of the check distribution functions of Rs 20.58 crore to the beneficiaries of the unemployment benefit scheme. And when the plan provided that the money should be deposited directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
This surprising conclusion is part of a report from the “General and Social Sector”, prepared by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and presented to the UP Assembly Thursday. According to the report, the previous SP government spent Rs 8.07 crore on seats, refreshments and other arrangements for these functions in 2012-2013 and Rs 6.99 million rupees in transporting the beneficiaries to the scene.
These controls were awarded to approximately 1.26 lakh unemployed and, in many places, were delivered personally by Akhilesh, then the head of government.
“An avoidable expense of Rs 15.06 crore was contracted to organize functions to distribute checks to beneficiaries Berozgari Bhatta Yojna ‘in 69 districts, although the unemployment benefit is credited to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries,” the report said Of CAG.
The quota system was initiated by the SP government 2003-2007 under Mulayam Singh Yadav with Rs 1000 for each of unemployed in the age of 30 to 40 years. The initiative concerned state residents enrolled in the employment office and an annual income of less than 36,000 Rs.
According to the CAG, the plan was reinstated by the Akhilesh government in May 2012. The report indicates that, in accordance with Rule 8.4 (i) of the Plan, payment should be submitted quarterly in cash savings accounts opened at Banks nationalized or in the chatria Gramin bank by the beneficiaries. Account details have been provided by beneficiaries on their application forms to make use of the plan.
The report also noted that the plan’s guidelines do not include any provisions for the transportation of beneficiaries or for seating and refreshment locations.
The report noted that the government, during a discussion on the project in November 2016, “acceptance of facts and figures, (and) opening bank accounts in the nationalized bank was mandatory according to the” Yama or vali “plan (Guidelines) “, stated that” payment to the beneficiary through bank accounts was not binding. “

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