Money not reaching the poor: Virbhadra

virbhadra_singhHimachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday directed the state government officials to check the misuse of welfare schemes meant for the BPL families.
Singh said that some public representatives were misusing the welfave schemes to benefit the people who were well off.

“It has been brought to  my notice that in many cases the funds were distributed as per will of the elected representatives.The funds do not reach the needy.The onus lies on the revenue officials who should ensure justice to the people,” Virbhadra Singh said.

The chief minister said that the State Government would ensure that the names of the persons living in poorest of poor conditions were incorporated in the Below Poverty Line (BPL) .

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