Delhi Police nabs three from Bihar, UP for operating pretend scheme for kids in identify of PM


New Delhi, August 18

The Delhi Police have arrested three folks for allegedly operating pretend web sites within the identify of ‘Pradhan Mantri Shishu Vikas Yojana’ and registering over 15,000 folks via a big community of brokers operating as much as panchayat degree.

Police stated the accused have been recognized as Neeraj Pandey, Suvender Yadav, each residents of Patna in Bihar, and Adarsh Yadav from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.

According to police, a case was registered on the grievance of the Director of National Health Authority who alleged {that a} pretend web site  — www.pmsvy-cloud.in—has floated a solid scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Shishu Vikas Yojna’ and was taking cash from folks within the identify of registration and youngsters insurance coverage and so on.

“During investigation, the police arrested Neeraj and Adarsh from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. They have enrolled over 15,000 people under this fake scheme,” stated Anyesh Roy, the Cyber Crime Department’s Deputy Commissioner of Police.

Neeraj revealed that one other web site was being run by Suvender Yadav of Patna within the identify of ‘PM Shishu Vikas Yojana’.

On Neeraj’s occasion, the police performed a raid in Patna and arrested Suvender, the DCP stated.

These web site operators had formulated a scheme within the identify of PM Shishu Vikas Yojana and supplied what they referred to as had been medical insurance cowl and monetary assist for schooling, Roy stated.

For getting most variety of youngsters enrolled, they appointed state heads throughout the nation India and every state head additional employed district heads of their respective states.

These district heads appointed floor degree brokers who labored at gram panchayat degree and performed conferences at village or tehsil ranges to lure the native folks, police stated, including that additional investigation is underway.

The Press Information Bureau had earlier this 12 months ran a fact-check on the declare that there was a authorities scheme below the identify ‘Pradhan Mantri Shishu Vikas Yojana’.

“Claim: – Govt. School students to get various monetary benefits under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Shishu Vikas Yojana’. Reality: This is a #FakeNews. There is NO “Pradhan Mantri Shishu Vikas Yojana” below the Central Government,” the PIB Fact Check had tweeted on January 30. PTI



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