Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the next installment of financial benefits under Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM Kisan) through video conferencing on 25 December. (File Pic)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the next installment of financial benefits under Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM Kisan) through video conferencing on 25 December. His office gave this information on Wednesday. It further states that by pressing a button, Modi will transfer more than 18 thousand crores to more than nine crore beneficiary farmer families. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said that Modi will also interact with farmers of six states during the program.
Program between farmers’ movement
It has been said that farmers will share their experiences with PM-Kisan and many other steps taken by the government for the welfare of farmers. Under the PM Kisan Scheme, small and marginal farmers are provided with a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year, which will be paid in equal installments of Rs 2 thousand. The funds are directly transferred to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
This program is happening at a time when many farmers unions are protesting against the three farmer laws implemented by the Modi government. The government emphasized that these reforms are in the interest of farmers.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on the program that on December 25, 9 crore families will get an amount of Rs 18 thousand crore as part of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in their accounts. The Prime Minister will be the chief guest. He told that till yesterday evening, 2 crore farmers had registered themselves for this online program.
What is PM Kisan Yojana?
Explain that the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana was started by the Modi government at the center keeping in mind the interests of the farmers. In this scheme, farmers have to register their names and provide many important information including Aadhaar number and bank account. This benefit is given only to those farmers who depend on farming only. There are some terms and conditions for this, about which there is complete information on the PM Farmer’s website.