MNREGA fraud: Deepika Padukone's photo used on fake job cards in Madhya Pradesh, lakhs withdrawn

Credit: DNA- Published on October 16, 2020
More than 10 such cards have been used where the pictures were replaced by that of actresses and lakhs have been withdrawn using such job cards.

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Published on October 16, 2020 -  02:19
MGNREGA job cards in MP features names of actresses instead of workers
A case of fraud in MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act) has come to light from Madhya Pradesh. A few job cards, issued to workers employed under MGNREGA scheme, in Piparkheda Naka Panchayat of Khargone, were allegedly found to have photos and details of actresses on them including Deepika Padukone. Payments for a few days in the months of June and July were made on the same cards. Investigation has begun in the matter. "Whoever found guilty will be punished," said CEO District Panchayat, Gaurav Banel.

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