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PM-Kisan Yojana and its Shortcomings

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) is a cash transfer programme for farmers. About the Scheme The PM-Kisan Yojana was originally introduced to supplement the financial needs of small and Marginal Farmers. But the scheme has been now expanded to include all categories of agricultural landowners for augmenting farm incomes. Under the scheme Rs. ..

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Bulletin: Cabinet extends PM-KISAN to all farmers

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has comprehensively extended ambit of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) to all land holding eligible farmer families who will avail benefits under the scheme (but subject to existing exclusion factor). The revised scheme is expected to cover around 2 crore more farmers and increase total ..

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Bulletin: Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana, a new Central Sector Scheme (CSS), to provide pension cover to farmers. This decision was taken at the first Cabinet meeting after formation of new Government (second term) of Modi Government. Key Features of Scheme It is voluntary and ..

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana

In a landmark decision, the government has decided to launch a pension scheme for farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana. About the Scheme The scheme aims to provide small and marginal farmers with a minimum fixed pension of Rs 3,000 per month on attaining the age of 60. It is a voluntary and contributory ..

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PM-KISAN Scheme Extended to all Farmers

The government approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers. PM-KISAN The PM-KISAN scheme was introduced in the interim budget of 2019. Under the scheme, the government provided Rs 6,000 per year (in three equal instalments) to an estimated 12.5 crore small and marginal ..

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