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Tag: Pm Kisan

PM Releases Rs 20,946 Cr To Farmers Under PM-KISAN Scheme

During the virtual event, the Prime Minister also released an equity grant of more than Rs 14 crore to about 351 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), benefiting 1.24 lakh farmers.

PM Modi To Release Rs 20K Cr To More Than 10 Cr Beneficiaries Under PM-KISAN
PM Modi To Release Rs 20K Cr To More Than 10 Cr Beneficiaries Under PM-KISAN

The Prime Minister will interact with FPOs during the event and will also address the nation. Union Agriculture Minister will also be present on the occasion.

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Dharmendra Urges CM Naveen To Expedite PM Kisan For All Registered Farmers In Odisha

Union Minister of Steel and Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday requested Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to expedite procedural compliances and formalities so that all registered farmers of Odisha can get benefit from direct income support under the PM Kisan. 

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PM Modi To Release 8th Instalment Of Financial Benefit Under PM-KISAN On Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the 8th instalment of financial benefits worth Rs 19,000 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on Friday to benefit more than 9.5 crore farmers

PM-KISAN: Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Odisha CM To Ensure All Registered Farmers Get Benefits
PM-KISAN: Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Odisha CM To Ensure All Registered Farmers Get Benefits

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said many farmers in Odisha are unable to get financial assistance under the PM-KISAN scheme due to non-compliance of procedural requirements and sought the personal intervention of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in this regard. “Percentage of farmers receiving the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) […]

All eligible beneficiaries under PM-Kisan should be covered: Tomar
All eligible beneficiaries under PM-Kisan should be covered: Union Agri Minister

New Delhi: Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, on Wednesday urged the states to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan), a flagship scheme of the Modi-government, are covered. While addressing a programme on completion of two years of PM-Kisan, the Union minister informed that […]

Govt Is Open To Discuss All Issues With Farmers: PM Modi
Govt Is Open To Discuss All Issues With Farmers: PM Modi

New Delhi: As the farmers’ agitation entered its 30th day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is open to hold discussions with the farmers and opposition political parties to iron out the confusion over the newly passed farm laws. Defending the farm laws, the Prime Minister said some people are misleading the […]

Why Farmers Being Deprived Of PM KISAN Benefits: Dharmendra Questions Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday criticized Odisha government for allegedly depriving the farmers of the State from benefits of the PM-KISAN scheme. While unveiling a statue of Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Japa, Jagatsinghpur on the Bharat Ratna leader’s 96th birth anniversary, Pradhan remembered the former Prime Minister’s contributions to the nation’s progress. The […]

Modi Talks To Odisha Farmer: Know How He Was Benefited By PM-KISAN

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday virtually interacted with Nabin Thakur, a farmer from Odisha’s Nuapada district and expressed his happiness on how the centrally sponsored PM-KISAN and Kisan Credit Card schemes have helped his life. During the occasion, the PM released Rs 18,000 crore as the next installment of financial benefits under the […]

PM-KISAN Installment To 9 Crore Farmers On Dec 25, Announces PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the next instalment of the financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) on December 25 via video-conferencing, his office said on Wednesday. With the push of a button, Modi will enable the transfer of more than Rs 18,000 crore to over nine crore beneficiary […]

Farmers in Odisha Received Over Rs 60,000 Cr Central Aid In 6 Years: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that the Centre has extended a total of Rs 60,836.97 crore assistance to farmers in Odisha in the last six years under several agricultural schemes. These assistance, made through direct cash benefit, remunerative pricing, crop insurance et al are part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative for […]

KALIA Truth: 5 lakh eligible farmers still out of loop, 51 lakh beneficiaries an inflated number!

Bhubaneswar: There goes a saying ‘God only knows himself’. With regard to Naveen-led BJD Government’s game-changer scheme KALIA, an acronym attributed to Lord Jagannath, this seems to be the case. A maze of numbers are thrown out. Budget 2020-21 gives one number, Agriculture department rolls out another. Amidst the lingering haze, the news tumbled out […]

KALIA, PM-KISAN To Be Merged: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo on Thursday said that the KALIA scheme will converge with the Centre’s PM-KISAN Yojana for the benefit of farmers. “Even though Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme will be converged with the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), the KALIA scheme will continue for the farmers,” […]

Column: Enemies Before Polls, KALIA, KISAN Now Bhai Bhai

By Sandeep Sahu So, the ‘game changer’ has turned into a ‘game spoiler’! Of course, it was too good to last and had to unravel at some stage. After all, the outgo from the state exchequer on account of just the first six monthly installment of Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) alone […]

Centre Comes Up With New Mechanism To Extend Benefits Under PM-Kisan in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After not getting the desired support from Odisha and West Bengal, the Centre has now come up with a new mechanism to extend benefits of its ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) yojana to the intended beneficiaries. The Centre has recently opened the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi portal where the farmers can […]

All sins in name of 'KALIA' made Odisha lose Rs 170 cr from State exchequer!

Bhubaneswar:  With the explosive revelation of over 3 lakh ineligible beneficiaries availing the KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation scheme) assistance, the plot over KALIA scheme implementation thickens in Odisha. Since Odisha was not the first State to launch such a massive farm investment support scheme, a comparative analysis of schemes of the […]

Open-ended universal PM-KISAN, limited KALIA offer prompts BJD press 'Central share' button!

Bhubaneswar: It seems two trigger-factors have made the ruling BJD press the ‘Central share’ button for its much touted KALIA scheme yesterday in Parliament. First, the ruling BJD has promised KALIA for only five agricultural seasons starting from 2018-19, which means the scheme’s expiry date is fixed at Rabi season 2021. The State government’s Eco-Survey […]

BJD’s U-turn on KALIA, wants Centre to share funds

Bhubaneswar: Making a volte face on its earlier stand, the ruling-BJD has requested the Centre to prepare a cohesive plan for Odisha by merging the State’s Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme with the PM KISAN programme. BJD MPs Bhartruhari Mahatab and Prasanna Acharya during a debate on the Budget, suggested the […]

Centre pulls up Odisha over PM-KISAN Yojana delay

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has now pulled up the Odisha government for its dillydallying attitude in providing farmers’ list for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana. In a letter, the Union Government has asked the State government to provide the beneficiary list by July 15 or else the farmers will be deprived of […]

KALIA Under SC Scanner: Notice to Odisha, 2 States For Launching Schemes Ahead of 2019 Polls

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In a major development today, the Supreme Court has served notice to the Centre, Chief Election Commissioner, Odisha, Andhra and Telangana governments based on a petition filed by one P Pulla Rao of Telangana. The notice was reportedly issued acting on the petition questioning the constitutional validity of announcement and implementation of direct […]

Odisha dilly-dallying over sending PM-Kisan beneficiary list to Centre?

Bhubaneswar: Though the Centre has set a deadline for the Odisha government to send the list of 46 lakh small and marginal farmers of the State to be included in the PM-Kisan scheme, the State government seems to be dilly-dallying over the matter. The Odisha government has claimed that it has disbursed cash under Krushak […]

First Modi 2.0 Cabinet extends PM Kisan scheme to more farmers

New Delhi: In a major push to boost rural consumption, the Modi government in its first Cabinet meeting decided to cover all the farmers, irrespective of their land holdings, under PM Kisan scheme that promises to transfer Rs 6,000 in their bank accounts. The revised scheme envisages to cover 2 crore more farmers with an […]

Odisha Elections 2019: Will 'schemes' trump BJD's 'anti-incumbency'?

Bhubaneswar: With the dates of 2019 general elections declared, will anti-incumbency play a decisive role in Odisha? Was this the reason that the incumbent BJD launched a dozen schemes ranging from KALIA, PEETHA, SHG sops to Ama Gaon, Ama Bikas only a year prior to elections? It seems the BJD took Aristophanes’ words way too […]

Modi to launch PM-KISAN in Gorakhpur today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will launch the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN), the scheme announced in the interim budget 2019-20, during his visit to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. He will launch the scheme from the Fertilizer Corporation of India ground by pressing a button to electronically transfer the first […]

CM Naveen reiterates demand to hike cash assistance under PM-KISAN to Rs 10,000

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his demand to increase the assistance under PM-Kisan to Rs 10,000 from Rs 6,000 per year. He also demanded inclusion of sharecroppers and landless farmers into […]

KALIA-KISAN double bonanza for Odisha farmers

Bhubaneswar: A few days ahead of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha government today stated that it would implement the Central scheme and include all the beneficiaries of the state government’s own KALIA scheme. Earlier apprehensions were being raised about implementation of the Central […]

Uncertainty looms over PM-KISAN scheme in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Centre is all set to launch its flagship Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in a few days time, doubts are being raised over the implementation of the scheme in Odisha thanks to State government’s apparent callousness. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the PM-KISAN scheme during a two-day […]

Will PM-KISAN share Ayushman Bharat's fate in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Pradhan Mantri Klsan SAmman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) could be one of the biggest announcements made by the Center yet, but doubts are being raised whether farmers of Odisha will get any benefits of scheme or will it suffer the same fate as the Ayushman Bharat scheme. The Centre is […]

Ministers, MPs, MLAs, income tax payers, govt employees not eligible for PM-KISAN

New Delhi: Farmer families holding to constitutional posts, former and present MPs or MLAs, income tax payers, serving or retired government employees and those with monthly pension of Rs10,000 or more will not be eligible for direct income support of Rs 6,000 per year under PM-KISAN scheme. According to the Operational Guidelines of the Pradhan […]