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.
Under the PM-KISAN scheme, an annual financial benefit of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 each.
BJP alleged that many farmers in the State are being deprived of the advantages of the centrally-sponsored scheme as the Odisha government is not providing the list of beneficiaries to the Union government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released the eighth instalment of financial benefits worth Rs 19,000 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme to benefit more than 9.5 crore farmers that includes first-time beneficiaries in West Bengal.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the financing facility of Rs 1 lakh crore under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund on Sunday and also release the sixth instalment of funds of Rs 17,000 crore to 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme. Modi will take part in the event around 11 a.m. via video […]
New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the government is monitoring farm credit given by banks in rural areas, adding that she expects to meet the increased target of Rs 15 lakh crore for the next fiscal. The government in Budget 2020-21 has raised the farm loan disbursal target by 11 per cent […]
Bhubaneswar: The decision of State government to merge its flagship scheme Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) with the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) reportedly due to financial constraints has dealt a heavy blow to the small and marginal farmers in Odisha. Reportedly under PM-Kisan scheme, the central government is providing annually […]
New Delhi: The Central government on Wednesday extended till November 30 the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding to avail the income support of Rs 6,000 per year under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme. The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The Cabinet has decided to relax […]
Bhubaneswar: State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave a mixed reaction to the Union Budget 2019-20 which was tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Parliament on Friday. Patnaik welcomed the medium to long-term vision of the Union government while he expressed concern over some issues. “The Union Budget 2019-20 speaks of medium to long-term […]
New Delhi: Farmers in the country are expected to contribute Rs 100 per month under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana that seeks to provide minimum monthly pension of Rs 3,000 on attainment of 60 years of age, the Union Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday. In the first Cabinet meeting, the Modi 2.0 government had […]
New Delhi: The BJP promised in its election manifesto released on Monday to double farm income by 2022, extend PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers, and give pension for small and marginal farmers. The ‘Sankalpit Bharat Sashakt Bharat’, released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, also pledged an investment of Rs 25 […]
Bhubaneswar: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan today termed BJD president and Chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s assertion on women empowerment as mere double talk, especially when BJD chief had allotted ticket to a person who shielded an accused involved in Pipili minor girl rape incident. “Hearing you sermonizing on women empowerment reeks of duplicity. The memory of […]
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cashing in on farmers’ plight for votes and said that launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme at end of his tenure will not help him win the elections. Modi on Sunday launched the PM-KISAN scheme by transferring the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Centre has slammed the Odisha government for not providing complete list of farmers to be included in the PM-KISAN scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Union Minister of Agriculture for State Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today criticised the Odisha government and urged it to release the list of all farmers for inclusion […]
Gorakhpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday rolled out the ambitious PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi), a cash-transfer scheme, here in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and used the event to accuse the opposition of shedding crocodile tears for farmers. The Centre had announced the PM-KISAN scheme in the 2019-20 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: First it was Telangana’s Rythu Bandhu, then Odisha’s Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) and now Central government’s Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) – schemes offering direct cash benefits to farmers are popping out of nowhere in plentitude. With elections round the corner, many believe that the Centre has, on […]