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PM to launch Third Installment of PM KISAN

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Karnataka from Thursday, 2nd January 2019.  The Prime Minister’s visit to the state will commence at Tumkur district where he will offer his prayers at the Lingayat matha, Sree Siddaganga Matha. At the matha, the foundation stone will be laid by ..

Kalia Scheme to merge with PM-KISAN

The flagship Kalia scheme of Odisha government that provides marginal and small cultivators, farmers Rs 10,000 in two installments in a year for two crops will be merged with the Central governments Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). Under the Kalia Scheme, the landless farmers are provided with Rs 12,000 annually for the first three ..

Andhra Pradesh government launches YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisan Yojana

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy has launched YSR Rythu Bharosa – PM Kisan Samman Yojana in Nellore district. Under the crop investment support scheme, farmers will get financial assistance of Rs 13,500 per annum in three instalments, with the State Government contributing Rs 7,500 and the Centre Rs 6,000. Rythu Bharosa is one ..

Over 14 lakh join Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

The government had launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana to provide social security through pensions for small and marginal farmers. How did the enrolment go? The scheme was rolled out in the month of August and in a month about over 14 lakh farmers have registered under the scheme. Analysis of initial data ..

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. ..

PM KISAN scheme launched from Gorakhpur

On 25th February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has officially launched PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana) scheme from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. The scheme was announced in the interim Budget 2019-20 on1st February 2019. It is a Central Sector scheme with 100% funding from Government of India. Under the Scheme, Rs 6,000 will be ..

RBI raises limit for collateral-free agriculture loans from Rs 1 Lakh Rs 1.6 lakh

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently raised the limit for collateral-free agriculture loans to Rs 1.6 lakh from Rs. 1 lakh to enhance coverage of small and marginal farmers in the formal credit system. Currently, the banks are mandated to extend collateral-free agricultural loans up to Rs. 1 lakh. This limit was fixed ..

Telangana government launches Rythu Bandhu scheme for farmers

The Telangana government has launched Rythu Bandhu (friend of farmers) scheme at Dharmarajupalle-Indiranagar village in Karimnagar district on May 10, 2018. The scheme is a first-of-its-kind initiative providing investment support to farmers, who own land. It is expected to provide the much needed breather to the marginal and small farmers who constitute a major chunk ..