In reply to a question by the BJP MLC Baidnath Prasad
in the legislative council, Mishra said a deputy collector was
probing the incident and stringent action would be taken
against those found guilty in the matter.
In Bhaluahi village under Koriahi panchayat, Kistu
Thakur, a 'dead' farmer, was sanctioned money under the IAY
for construction of a house in 2008.
The minister said his department has directed the
local officials to stop transfer of the money to the bank
account of the 'dead' man.
In reply to another question by the JD(U) MLC Vinod
Kumar Chaudhary, Mishra said he was aware of sanction of money
to three persons twice for house under the IAY in a village
under Kathari block in Begusarai district and said local
officials have been asked to issue notice to the beneficiaries
to return the excess money.
Patna: The state government was probing a
case of sanction of money for a house under the Indira Awas
Yojana (IAY) to a 'dead' man in Sitamarhi district four years
ago, Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said today.
First Published: Monday, March 12, 2012, 21:45