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Modi interacts with 6 farmers, sent 18,000 crores to beneficiaries account

NEW DELHI| On the one hand, farmers associated with some farmers’ organizations have been agitating on the borders of Delhi, the capital of the country, for one month in protest against the new agricultural laws implemented by the central government, on the other hand, on the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the beneficiaries of different central schemes of six farmers Communicated with. These included farmers from Uttar Pradesh in the northeast and Uttar Pradesh, the state with the largest population of farmers in the country. Earlier, Modi launched the press of the button to send more than Rs 18,000 crore as the next installment of the scheme to the bank account of more than nine crore beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, the ambitious scheme of the Central Government.

In this program organized on the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpayee, about eight crore farmers from all over the country were listening to the Prime Minister’s dialogue through the digital medium.

Under PM Kisan Yojana, a total of 6,000 rupees a year is deposited directly through DBT as an installment of Rs 2,000 every four months in the bank account of each beneficiary farmer. The scheme is in force from December 1, 2018 although the scheme was announced by the then Finance Minister Piyush Goyal during the interim budget presented in Parliament on February 1, 2019.

Earlier, addressing the program, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the bank account of 9.04 crore farmers of the scheme will reach Rs 18,058 crore within two hours.

He informed that 11 crores 4 lakh farmers have been registered under PM Kisan Yojana and under this scheme, more than Rs 96 million crores have been directly transferred to 10 crores 59 lakh farmers of the country. The annual budget of PM Kisan Yojana is about 75,000 crores.


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