November 07, 2021 4:00 am
A total of 42 lakh farmers had applied for benefits under the scheme, but only 21 lakh have had the money wired to their accounts. The remaining 21 lakh are yet to receive the promised funds: TMC MLA
August 11, 2021 5:57 am
In the letter, written in Bengali and signed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the state government has praised its “Krishak Bandhu” scheme for becoming a "model in the country".
August 10, 2021 9:35 am
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, a total of Rs 19,509.27 crore was transferred to bank accounts of 9.75 crore beneficiary farmers across 32 states and Union Territories, towards the ninth installment.
August 09, 2021 1:30 pm
The scheme was announced in February 2019 in the Budget. The first instalment was for December 2018-March 2019 period. The fund is transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
May 08, 2021 8:36 am
The beneficiaries in the state are likely to get their first installment of Rs 2,000 each in their bank accounts on May 14.
May 07, 2021 7:19 am
This came days after Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar wrote to the chief minister, asking her to direct state officials to take swift action to facilitate transfer of the fund into the accounts of eligible farmers in Bengal.
March 03, 2021 11:29 am
But on ground: A farmer says he is now earning even lesser than what he made in 2013-14. Why this is happening: Inputs cost increased much more than increase in MSP.
January 05, 2021 11:05 am
Earlier, the TMC government had decided not to implement the PM-Kishan scheme. It has also not implemented Ayushman Bharat scheme in Bengal till date.
December 24, 2020 3:21 am
The PM will interact with farmers from six states as part of an event to release the next installment of financial benefits under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).
September 18, 2020 8:28 am
The investigators have also found that some listed beneficiaries, including poor farmers and farm labourers, did not receive any money and had not even heard about the scheme.