Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi
PM Kisan: If you also take advantage of this scheme under PM Kisan Yojana, then this news is very important for you. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has made a big announcement related to the scheme in Parliament on Tuesday.
Explain that under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, the farmers of the country are given financial assistance of Rs 6000 every year. Aadhar has become necessary from 1 December 2019 to take advantage of this scheme.
Know what the Agriculture Minister said …
This amount in three installments of Rs 2,000 is sent directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiary farmers identified by the State and Union Territory Governments. Tomar said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, “There is no proposal to increase the funds allocated under the PM Kisan Yojana”. He said that at present, 6,000 rupees per year is given to the farmers. This payment is made on the basis of seed data of the beneficiaries.
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Till March 31, farmers of these states will get exemption
At present, the process of Aadhaar seed is not done in Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. In this regard, these states have been exempted till March 31, 2021.
In Rajasthan, about 70,82,035 farmer families have been given the benefit of the scheme to cover various installments. He said that Rs 7,632.695 crore has been spent under this scheme in the state. He said that the number of beneficiaries in Rajasthan’s Ganganagar district is 1,45,799, while the number of beneficiaries in Dausa district is 1,71,661.
Money will be withdrawn if disqualified
In response to another question on recovery of funds from ineligible farmers under PM Kisan Yojana in Maharashtra, the minister said that the central government has recovered about Rs 78.37 crore on 11 March this year.