PM Kisan 13th installment released; how to check status online

Synopsis The eligible farmers under PM-Kisan Scheme will receive a payment of Rs 2000 into their registered bank accounts. Here’s how to check online whether PM Kisan’s 13th installment has been credited. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 13th installment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) initiative, worth over Rs 16,000 crore on […]

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: ये लोग नहीं उठा सकते हैं इस स्कीम का लाभ, जानें क्या है नियम

प्रधानमंत्री किसान सम्मान निधि (PM Kisan Samman Nidhi) योजना शुरुआत के समय से ही देश के अन्नदाताओं के बीच काफी लोकप्रिय है। इस योजना के तहत सरकार देश के किसानों को हर साल तीन बराबर किस्त में 6,000 रुपये हस्तांतरित करती है। इस योजना का लक्ष्य देश के आम किसानों की आय में वृद्धि करना […]

PMFBY: Insure your Kharif Crop and Compensate for losses, Know how to Avail Benefits!

Indian farmers face changing weather conditions every year which brings disease on the one side and, troubles on the other side. Due to unseasonal rains, drought, water logging, cloud bursts, or other natural calamities, there is considerable loss of crop of farmers. In such a situation, any farmer who has not yet got his crop […]

Coconut growers to now earn more as govt hikes MSP in relief to farmers

The MSP for the dehusked coconut has been increased from Rs 2,571 per quintal during the last season to Rs 2,700 per quintal in the current season. In a major relief to the coconut farmers, the Narendra Modi government increased the minimum support price for mature dehusked coconut by 5.02 per cent. The MSP for the dehusked […]

It could help government to get closer to doubling farmers’ incomes by 2023

Let us start with some good news on the economic front. During the first year (2019-20) of the second term of the Narendra Modi government, gross value added (GVA) in agriculture and allied sectors registered a growth of 4 per cent. This is commendable, especially when juxtaposed with the growth of overall GVA of the economy at […]

Modi govt to give Rs 15,000 crore to farmers under PM KISAN scheme

This will help farmers support their living during the nationwide lockdown, due to which farmers are not able to sell their produce. The government so far has distributed around Rs 54,000 crore benefiting 87.1 million farmers over four equal instalments, starting from December 2019. NEW DELHI: The Modi government at the Centre is set to […]

Almost 75% Farmers Did Not Get All 3 PM Kisan Instalments, a Year After Implementation

According to RTI and government data, even in the best-case scenario, the Centre has spent only 50% of the amount that was allocated under PM Kisan from December 2018 to March 2020. New Delhi: Less than three in 10 farmers received the Rs 6,000 that was due to them in the first full year of the […]

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 […]

PM-Kisan misses half of target due to implementation hurdles

Under PM-KISAN, the government provides income support of Rs 6000 a year to farmers with a valid enrolment, paid in three equal cash transfers of Rs 2000 — one every four months. The Modi government’s cash-for-farmers programme has been able to benefit only half of the 140 million farmers targeted in 2019-20 due to implementation […]

PM Kisan enrolments speed up, likely to be 70 million by July

Under the scheme that became operational on December 1, the Centre gives a cash benefit of Rs 6,000 to eligible farmers in three equal instalments to help them fund agricultural input costs. NEW DELHI: Enrolments for the farmers’ income support scheme have picked up pace with owners of large plots of land joining the welfare […]