PM-Kisan: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
PM-KISAN: Government initiated the process to identify illegal beneficiaries
Published: August 26, 2020
The government’s concern over illegal beneficiaries of the PM-KISAN scheme is going to cease very soon as it has decided to identify farmers who are illegally receiving benefits. What is the PM-KISAN scheme? Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi is a government initiative to provide minimum income support of Rs. 6,000 per year. It was announced ..
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana extended
Published: July 1, 2020
On June 30, 2020, PM Modi extended the free distribution of food grains scheme under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana till November 2020. Highlights The estimated cost of extension of the programme is Rs 90,000 crores. The extension will provide free food grains to 80 crore people. Free Food Grain Distribution Under Pradhan Mantri Garib ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
42 Crore Citizens received Financial Aid of Rs 65,454 Crore under PMGKP
Published: June 20, 2020
As per the data provided by the Union Finance Ministry on 20th June 2020, through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP), a total of 42 crore citizens across the country have received financial aid of Rs 65,454 crore to date. The amount was distributed in the 3 forms, :(i) Through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
India-World Bank: Social Protection Response Programme
Published: May 18, 2020
The World Bank and Government of India have signed agreement of 750 million USD recently. The World Bank has assured 1 billion USD assistance to accelerate India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Response Programme. It aims to protect vulnerable households that are impacted due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The Social Protection Response Programme is to be implemented ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan • india-world bank • Jan Dhan Yojana • PM-Kisan • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana • public distribution system (PDS) • World Bank
PM-KISAN Scheme: 17,793 crores released to 8.89 farmers
Published: April 21, 2020
On April 20, 2020, the Government of India released 17,793 crores of rupees to 8.89 crores of farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme. Highlights The Government has credited the amount in order to help farmers during the lock down. Also, the GoI is distributing free pulses under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: farmer welfare • PM-Kisan • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi • public distribution system (PDS) • Rice production • States and union territories of India • Wheat production