'Grih Adhar' is a flagship scheme by the state government wherein the housewives are paid Rs. 1,000 a month by the state government as an attempt to fight inflation.
The department officials came to know about it when a media report pointed out of fake marriage certificates, which may have been used to get scheme benefits.
Masurkar said that once fake beneficiaries are identified the recovery proceedings would be initiated against them trying to get back all the money which they had enjoyed under this scheme.
The department has already began the inquiry it into the entire scam.
The government figures revealed that 1,05,114 applications are received by the department of which 69,559 were sanctioned the benefits under this scheme.