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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi


Budget 2022: Up by 4.6%, Rs 68,000 crore allocated for PM-KISAN

February 01, 2022 7:33 pm

The amount is only 0.74 per cent higher than the revised estimates of Rs 67,500 crore for the current financial year.

Bengal to take up pending funds under ‘PM Kisan’ with Centre

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

PM transfers about Rs 19,500 cr to over 9.75 cr farmers under PM-KISAN

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.

PM-Kisan first installment late; Covid blamed

April 30, 2021 6:39 am

The first installment is due between April 1 and July 31. Last year, most beneficiaries received the money in their bank accounts between March 24 and April 20. This year, as April ends, no farm households has received any money.

Narendra Singh Tomar: 10% of funds to ineligible PM-Kisan beneficiaries recovered

February 03, 2021 6:43 am

According to a written reply by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, so far, around Rs 2,326.88 crore has been disbursed to beneficiaries who were found ineligible for the scheme, of which Rs 231.76 crore was recovered.

Kisan Nidhi not enough to cover losses suffered due to below MSP sale, say farmers

December 27, 2020 9:33 am

Farmers insisted that they needed an assured price for every crop instead of being treated as “beggars”.

PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi: Himachal starts process to recover Rs 12 cr from ineligible farmers

December 17, 2020 9:13 pm

The irregularity came to light recently when the list of beneficiaries under the PM Kisan scheme was matched with data from the income tax department, officials said.

PM-KISAN is not reaching all farmer households as intended

August 03, 2020 9:26 am

Given this uncertainty over the reach of PM-KISAN and its targeting, the relevance of the scheme needs to be carefully evaluated during this period.

40 lakh farmers given Rs. 800 crore under PM Kisan Yojana, says Govt

April 07, 2020 6:28 pm

The money has been provided to help farmers continue with their agricultural activities in the midst of the lockdown.

Rs 800 cr given to 40 lakh farmers under PM Kisan Yojana in Gujarat

April 07, 2020 4:59 pm

Under the PM Kisan scheme, the government gives Rs 6000 annually to each farmer in three equal installments of Rs 2000 each.