PM-KISAN

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PM-KISAN

  • launched by the Hon’ble P.M N.D Modi
  • on the 24th February, 2019 at Gorakhpur, UP.
  • ButThe scheme is effective from 1.12.2018.
  • It is a 100% central sector scheme
  • To take care of expenses related to agriculture and allied activities as well as domestic needs
  • Initially the Scheme aims to provide a payment of Rs.6000/- per year for the farmers’ families with cultivable land holding upto 2 ha.(but now there is no upper limit. i.e upto 2 ha.)
  • This Rs.6000/- would be released in 3 (4-monthly) installments of Rs.2000/- over the year.
  • under Direct Benefit Transfer mode
  • 1st instalment to 3.11 crore beneficiaries and 2nd instalment to 2.66 crore beneficiaries have been credited directly to the bank accounts of the farmer families.
  • 1st installment – 6590.51 cr
  • 2nd installment – 5714.77 cr
  • Total disbursed – 12305.28 cr
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare
  • Union Minister – Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
  • As Ministers of State in the Ministry.
  • Shri Parshottam Rupala
  • Shri Kailash Choudhary
  • Secretary Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Sanjay Agarwal.
  • In his first cabinet meeting approved –1)Extension of the PM-Kisan income support scheme to all farmers,Removing the ceiling of 2 ha.
  • Initially 12.5cr beneficiaries increasing the coverage of PM-Kisan to around 14.5 crore beneficiaries.
  • Estimated expenditure by Central Government of Rs. 87,217.50 crores for year 2019-20.

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