Fake Beneficiaries, Schools And Hostels Revealed Under Scholarship Scam Investigation
Following trails of Jharkhand scholarship scam, investigation by a newspaper group found the links spread to schools in Bihar and Punjab. The investigation found that the middlemen had siphoned money in the name of fake-beneficiaries who have already graduated from Class-10. A Gaya district school had 128 hostel beneficiaries although it did not have a 'hostel building'. Jitendra Kumar, Minority Welfare Officer for Gaya district, stated that the scam is alarming.