PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

GoI increases Minimum Support Price of 14 Kharif crops

Published: June 2, 2020

On June 1, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved hike of Minimum Support Price of 14 Kharif crops. Highlights The Minimum Support Price of Paddy has been increased by Rs 53 per quintal. The MSP of paddy has been fixed at Rs 1,868 per quintal for the year 2020-21. The rates of pulses, oil seeds and ..

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9 Crore 60 lakh Farmers Benefitted under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

Published: May 28, 2020

On May 27, 2020, the Government of India announced that around 9 crore 60 lakh farmers were benefitted under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. This was mainly done through the PM-KISAN Scheme Highlights During lock down, around 9.67 crore farmers were benefitted through Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. This was done through the funds allocated ..

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana completes 4 years of success

Published: May 16, 2020

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana was launched in May 2016. The scheme has successfully completed four years of its implementation. Highlights The scheme has so far helped more than 8 crore families. Around Rs 8,432 crores have been transferred through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) under the scheme. In order to mark the success, on May ..

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Third Tranche of Rs 20 lakh Economic Package announced

Published: May 15, 2020

With the PM Modi announcing the Atma Nirmar Bharat Abhiyan on May 12, 2020, Rs 20 lakh crore were allocated to ease life of the people during Lock Down 4.0. Following this, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman held two press meets earlier explaining the country about the split of these funds. The third Tranche of ..

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PM-KISAN Scheme: Rs 18,517 crores released

Published: May 14, 2020

On May 14, 2020, the Agriculture Ministry released Rs 18,517 crores under PM-KISAN scheme. This will help benefit 9.25 crores of families. Highlights The Government of India has so far released Rs 18,517 crores under PM-KISAN scheme since the lock down. The funds were released as a part of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana. ..

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