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Earlier in Punjab, payment was made to the farmers for purchasing their crops through agents.
New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that this time there has been a record purchase of food grains on MSP and farmers of Punjab, Haryana have got the benefit of paying their crop directly to their bank account for the first time. Modi said this in his address after releasing the eighth installment of economic benefit to more than 9.5 crore farmers of the country under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana). Under the eighth installment, more than 20,000 crores have been sent directly to the accounts of the beneficiary farmers through the world’s largest DBT scheme. On this occasion, Modi said that so far this year, 10 percent more wheat has been procured than last year and as a payment of this purchase, 58,000 crore rupees have been directly transferred to the bank account of farmers. Rs 18,000 crore paid to farmers of Punjab till now In this ceremony, the Prime Minister also spoke directly to some farmers who are doing new work in agriculture in different parts of the country. Modi said, “The farmer is selling goods in the mandis and the money is directly reaching his bank account. Farmers of Punjab and Haryana are getting the benefit of this facility for the first time. So far in this marketing session, payment of Rs 18,000 crore has been made to the farmers of Punjab and Rs 9,000 crore to the farmers of Haryana directly in their bank accounts. ” read this also- EPFO: If you want to transfer your PF account from home, then follow these steps It is worth mentioning that earlier in Punjab, payment was made to the farmers for buying their crops through agents. This time, online payment facility has been started in the bank system directly to everyone by changing the payment system.
PM Modi sends Rs 19,000 crore to the account of 9.5 crore farmers Earlier, Modi released the 8th installment of Rs 19,000 crore under PM Kisan Nidhi to 9.5 crore farmers of the country. Under this, an honor fund of Rs 2,000 is given by the government to the beneficiary farmers every four months. In the year, a total of 6,000 rupees are transferred to the accounts of each beneficiary farmer. 2000 rupees came to Bengal farmers’ account for the first time Initiating the program, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that for the first time more than seven lakh farmers of West Bengal have started getting the benefits of the scheme under the scheme. He said that it has been the endeavor of the government all the time that the benefits of the scheme should be made available to all the farmers of the country. Tomar said that since the inception of the scheme till date, 1.35 lakh crore rupees have been paid under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana.