January 01, 2022 10:30 pm
The Prime Minister also emphasised that the country needs to accelerate its pace further in 2022.
January 01, 2022 4:24 pm
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme, a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year is provided to the eligible farmer families, payable in three equal installments of Rs 2,000. The money is transferred directly to the bank account of the beneficiaries.
December 30, 2021 2:46 am
🔴 In a statement, the PMO said that an amount of more than Rs 20,000 crore will be transferred to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families.
August 02, 2021 2:06 am
One such move is transfer of the Rs 2,000 installment under PM-KISAN on time.
May 15, 2021 6:05 am
During its campaign for the state Assembly polls, the BJP had alleged that the Trianmool Congress government was not cooperating and blocking the funds for farmers, while the latter pointed fingers at the Centre.
May 22, 2021 9:52 am
This was the first time that Bengal farmers received this benefit; the state had thus far stayed away from the central scheme.
April 19, 2021 12:17 pm
Most government welfare schemes are aimed at poverty alleviation and uplifting those at the bottom of the pyramid. But there’s no policy for those in the “middle” and in danger of slipping to the bottom.
February 09, 2021 5:43 pm
Accusing the BJP of falsely claiming that she is denying funds to the farmers, Banerjee said that the Trinamool Congress government in the state is giving Rs 5,000 each to peasants and has also arranged for free crop insurance.
September 09, 2020 8:39 am
From a multi-crore scam in the PM-Kisan scheme to Indian Railways' plan to upgrade Sleeper and General Class coaches to AC, read the top stories from print edition today.
September 09, 2020 8:04 am
The officials involved in the scam allegedly shared the login and password details with brokers. The latter, in turn, earned up to Rs 2,000 per beneficiary. Since March, two instalments have been paid out per beneficiary.