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Massive scam under Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister’s Watch, Finds Auditor

The management of WCD was under the jurisdiction of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan since 2020.


From the ration trucks that were found To be motorcycles for unbridled exaggeration of the number of Beneficiaries, Madhya Pradesh governmentFeeding Program for children It has been undermined to remarkable levels of corruption, in risk of Which leaves them malnourished and costs taxpayers Crores of Rs, the state auditor has found.

36-page confidential report by Accountant General of Madhya Pradesh, accessed exclusively by NDTV found Fraud and irregularities on a large scale in Determine of Beneficiaries, production, distribution and quality control of The ambitious free food system for schoolchildren.

some of The more Terrible results of Report based on screening test of About 24 percent of beneficiaries of Take Home Class (THR) Scheme for 2021, an expensive program with Providing much-needed food to 49.58 lakh registered children And the women.

This included 34.69 lakh children Aged from 6 months to 3 years, 14.25 lakh pregnant women and lactating mothers and 0.64 lakh out-of-school teenage girls or OOSAG aged 11-14 years, based on auditor results on Approximately 12 lakh individuals.

imitation trucks

the scale of The scam was such that trucks six Factories or companies allegedly transporting 1,125.64 metric tons of Food portions cost Rs 6.94 crore found Registered as motorcycles, cars, cars and tankers after checking the Department of Transportation’s records.

9000 beneficiaries became 36.08 lakh

Although requested by the central and state governments complete A questionnaire for Determine of out of Qualified school girls for By April 2018, the Department of Women and Child Development (WCD) was unable to do this finish Until February 2021.

While the Department of School Education estimated the number of out-of- Girls School 9000 in In 2018-19, the WCD administration, without conducting any baseline survey, estimated their number at 36.08 lakh.


Cereals and other foods are delivered to schoolchildren like This is under the THR scheme.

During the audit, it was found It is at 49 Anganwadi مركز Center in Eight regions, only three out-ofSchool girls are registered. However, within the same 49 Aanganwadi centers, the WCD department listed 63,748 girls and claimed to have helped 29,104 of them during 2018-21.

This refers to the range of Data processing , leading for fake distribution of quotas worth 110.83 crores.

Apart from this, rations manufacturing plants were also found Production reporting way behind them rated and allowable capacity. when you are raw material Required and consumed electricity compared to the actual production quota, was found 58 crores of been falsified.

Six plants in Badi, Dhar, Mandla, Rewa, Sagar and Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh claimed to have supplied 821 metric tons of Food rations, costing Rs 4.95 crore, although not available available with they in The first place.

In eight counties, Child Development Project Officials (CDPOs) have received over 97000 metric tons of Lots of plants, however, they sent out just About 86,000 metric tons to Aanganwadis.

More than 10,000 metric tons of The rations, which cost Rs 62.72 crore, have not been transferred nor available in The warehouseindicating that it had been stolen.

Avoid quality checks

While quota samples required To be sent to independent laboratories outside The state is in multiple stages of Its distribution, from plant to Aanganwadis, for Checked for their quality and nutritional value, this has not been done, indicating that children And the women He may have poor quality rations.

In eight districts audited, officials did not inspect the Anganwadi centers during 2018-21, indicating very internal weakness. controls like that.

Chief Minister

Stunning results, by state auditor, fly in The face of BJP Claims of They were not charged of No corruption anywhere runs a government. Madhya Pradesh government He has not yet responded to a request from NDTV for a comment on the report.

The Department of Women and Child Development is under supervision of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan himself since resigning of BJP leader Imarti Devi in 2020 after defeat in by-elections.

The THR program is chaired and supervised by the Additional General Secretary of Section. Help him at the state level director10 Joint Directors, 52 Regional Program Officers and 453 Child Development Project Officers or CDPOs.

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