Covid-19: Centre to fast-track PM-KISAN disbursals for 85 mn farmers

In view of the Covid-19 crisis, the Central government will advance the first installment of PM-KISAN payout for the April-June quarter that will ensure that almost 85 million eligible growers get nearly Rs 16,000 crore by first week of April. Officials said according to their estimates, around 85 million farmers are eligible to get the first installement […]

Farmers Alert! Know What to do if Your Name is Not in PM-Kisan List; Check Step by Step Process Here

As we know that India is currently under lockdown due to Coronavirus or Covid-19 that has created havoc across the world putting economies, business & other daily life activities at a halt. Farmers, labourers and poor people are the ones who are suffering the most because of this lockdown. Keeping this in mind the government […]

Govt disburses ₹15,841 cr to 7.92 cr farmers under PM-KISAN during lockdown

NEW DELHI : The government has disbursed the first instalment of ₹15,841 crore to 7.92 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme, since March 24, the day lockdown was announced to curb COVID-19. Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme, the Centre transfers an amount of ₹6,000 per year, in three equal instalments, directly into the bank […]

PM-KISAN scheme being implemented across India except West Bengal

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said the PM-KISAN scheme has been successfully implemented across the country. The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PMKSNY) has been implemented successfully across the country, barring West Bengal as the eastern state did not join the scheme, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Union Minister of […]

Budget 2020: Doing More With PM-Kisan In Its Second Year

In February 2019, the Modi administration launched its flagship Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi or PM-Kisan programme, a cash transfer seeking to raise farmer incomes amid a widespread and prolonged period of agrarian distress. The programme completes a year at a time when the malaise has spread across the Indian economy: GDP growth hit an […]