A total of 9,600 beneficiaries of the government handouts were found to own over two acres of land.
According to officials at Raj Bhavan, the govt is reluctant to reveal details because many of the personal staff lack the required educational qualification.
Kovind is also entitled to secretarial staff comprising a private secy, an additional private secy, a personal assistant and two peons, and office expenses up to Rs 1 lakh per annum.
The State’s debt which was at Rs 1.90 lakh crore has risen to Rs 3.24 lakh crore over five years, the CAG points out in its annual audit report.
Presently, over 138 regional offices of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) disburse pensions to beneficiaries in their region separately.
By July end, KSEBL would only have a reserve of Rs 327.56 crore. It needs Rs 1,017.33 crore for its expenditure from August 1 to August 9, the KSEBL has informed the Finance Ministry.
The first-class players, who used to get Rs 15,000 will now get Rs 30,000 while former Test players, who get Rs 37,500, will now get Rs 60,000 and those with Rs 50,000 pension will get Rs 70,000.
It also said that their pensions for the month of April will be credited by the end-of-day on Wednesday.
The Pension Accounting Office has also warned of stringent action against officials who have the habit of sitting on pension-related complaints.
The Centre informed the Parliament that the central pension department had examined the recommendations in detail and assessed the additional financial liability involved before handing over the proposal to the Finance Ministry.