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95% beneficiaries of acquire property ration scheme on paper, says NCPCR chairman

a group of people around each other: Swab samples of 10 students from Government Girls Excellence School in Shahpur, about 36 km from the district headquarters, were collected for testing on January 13, school principal Virendra Namdeo said. (Ravindra Joshi/HT FILE PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)

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Swab samples of 10 students from Federal government Women Excellence Faculty in Shahpur, about 36 km from the district headquarters, were gathered for screening on January 13, faculty principal Virendra Namdeo reported. (Ravindra Joshi/HT FILE Picture/For Agent Purposes Only)

The Nationwide Fee for Protection of Kid Legal rights (NCPCR) has claimed that 95% of the beneficiaries beneath Madhya Pradesh government’s take property ration plan for adolescent women, who had dropped out of university, ended up there only on paper and questioned the condition govt to carry out a probe into this rip-off.

The state’s ladies and boy or girl growth department gave choose home ration (THR) to 1.71 lakh out of college adolescent women in 2019 but only 8,600 girls have been uncovered to have dropped out of the faculty, in accordance to the MP college education department details, NCPCR stated, in a interaction to the point out authorities.

Countrywide Fee for Security of Youngster Rights (NCPCR) chairman Priyank Kanoongo stated the facts plainly displays that there is a fraud in administering of the plan in MP. She also wrote to the economic offence wing (EOW) on February 2 inquiring for probe in the financial irregularities just after the Comptroller Auditor Typical (CAG) and the university education department confirmed it.

Kanoongo said, “This is just a tip of the iceberg. This scam is at minimum of much more than 100 crores.”

She mentioned, “I made a shock pay a visit to to an aganwadi centre in Vidisha district in March 2019 and discovered a record of girls, who were being receiving THR. As I employed to know some of the girls, I known as their spouse and children customers and requested them to enrol the ladies back in the universities. I arrived to know that these girls were being not finding THR and had been attending schools. In the name of these women, THR is currently being consumed by another person else.”

“Later, NCPCR sought a info from the Females and Little one growth division about beneficiaries less than THR programme. WCD educated us in April that there had been 1.71 lakhs ladies, who were being receiving THR. I questioned them to present names of the girls to probe but they didn’t offer precise info,” she extra.

“NCPCR sought the exact same info from college training office to know the range of drop out ladies aged 11 to 14 several years. The university instruction delivered knowledge that there had been 8,600 girls, who remaining the university. As there had been substantial discrepancies in the info, I wrote to Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) to probe the information. The CAG report of four districts- Betul, Gwalior, Dindori and Singrauli disclosed financial irregularities of 4 crore in the THR programme in a single 12 months,” stated the chairperson.

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The NCPCR wrote to the condition federal government and also asked the EOW to probe the make any difference.

Meanwhile, gals and youngster growth division reviewed the data in 2020 and the beneficiaries lowered by 56% to only 96,000. MP Women and child improvement office commissioner Swati Meena Naik claimed, “We have begun mapping the beneficiaries with their Aadhar card. We are also on the lookout into the make any difference of alleged irregularities in 2019.”

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