Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Current Affairs, GK & News

PM-KISAN: Government initiated the process to identify illegal beneficiaries

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 ..

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana extended

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 ..

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PM-KISAN Scheme: 17,793 crores released to 8.89 farmers

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 ..

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National Conference on Kharif Crops, 2020 held through video conference

On April 16, 2020 the Union Agricultural Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar chaired the National Conference on Kharif crops. The conference discussed measures to achieve doubling of farmers’ income and to achieve Kharif target. Secretaries of DAC&FW and ICAR and also officers from state governments participated in the conference. Highlights The conference fixed the target ..

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana: 32 Crore receive financial assistance

Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, more than 32 crore have received financial assistance so far. Highlights The scheme has benefitted the public in the following ways 29 Cores of beneficiaries have been distributed free food grains. 8 lakhs have received free cylinders under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Rs 7.47 crore transferred under Pradhan Mantri ..

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