Modi started the process to issue the first installment under PM-KISAN scheme on Feb 24 all over India. Only Kerala was a state that started late the process and still under registration mode.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the PM-KISAN scheme on February 24 the UPA government scheme of giving Rs 6,000 annual financial assistance to farmers which was announced in the interim budget.
The first installment of Rs 2,000 will be credited in farmers bank accounts by the Prime Minister at the proposed Kisan Maha Adhiveshan at Fertilizer ground here, BJP zonal vice president Satyendra Sinha told to media. According to Sinha, the scheme may benefit to 35,000,0000 people live in India. Now 8.7 core farmers family will start to smile! He added.
The two-day farmers’ conclave will be inaugurated by BJP president Amit Shah on February 23. On Wednesday, BJP state president Sunil Bansal along with party MPs and MLAs took stock of preparation at the rally ground.
“PM Modi will inaugurate the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna, announced in the budget, under which the first installment of Rs 2,000 will be credited in farmers’ account. There will be a huge rush of over 7,000 farmers from Gorakhpur and surrounding districts for which the preparation is in full swing,” said Sinha.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, farmers cultivating up to two hectares (5 acres) will get direct cash support of Rs 6,000 annually, payable in three equal installments of Rs 2,000 each. Special transport arrangements have been made to ferry farmers from different areas to the rally ground, Sinha said.
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