The Centre on Saturday said it has disbursed Rs 50,850 crore to farmers so far under its landmark scheme PM-KISAN, enabling them to meet farm input cost and household expenses. The agriculture ministry shared the progress made under the scheme, ahead of its first anniversary on February 24. The PM-KISAN was formally launched on February 24 last […]Continue Reading..
The government on Wednesday extended Aadhaar seeding date till November 30 to avail Rs 6,000 benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme to help farmers buy farm inputs ahead of rabi sowing season. The decision in this regard was taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), headed […]Continue Reading..
The Modi Government has made some adaptation to the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. Now, the farmers in any part of India can directly enroll with a single click at the official website of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna. This move of the Narendra Modi government would enable farmers of even those states where […]Continue Reading..
The Centre is providing free software and assistance for related hardware including quality assaying equipments and creation of infrastructure like cleaning, grading, sorting, packaging and compost unit etc, he said. e-NAM Scheme: The National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Scheme, which was launched on April 14, 2016 to create an online transparent competitive bidding system to facilitate […]Continue Reading..
The Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) was approved by the cabinet in May 2017 for the period of 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle. The scheme has now been renamed as the “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY)“. It is an umbrella scheme […]Continue Reading..
With many farmers still out of the ambit of institutional credit, the Centre Wednesday said it has directed concerned banks to issue Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to eligible ones within two weeks of the submission of completed application. Farmers can avail the option of directly submitting the completed application form with necessary supporting documents […]Continue Reading..
The government is planning to introduce online registration for PM KISAN to speed up implementation of the income-support scheme for farmers. It is also designing a system for the implementation of the farmers’ pension scheme, announced after the first cabinet meeting of the new Modi government. The government gives 6,000 a year to all farmers […]Continue Reading..
The government is set to offer additional foodgrains at subsidised rates to offload massive stocks piled up in granaries due to a liberal support price regime and also add a kilo of sugar to the monthly ration for beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). Government is planning to provide one kg of sugar […]Continue Reading..
In the first Cabinet meeting, the government Friday decided to extend PM– KISAN scheme to all 14.5 crore farmers in the country costing Rs 87,000 crore a year and also announced over Rs 10,000 crore pension scheme for 5 crore farmers, thereby fulfilling the BJP’s poll promise. Announcing the two key decisions, new Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar […]Continue Reading..
Government of India (GOI) has approved a new Central Sector Scheme – Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) with an allocation of Rs. 6,000 crore for the period 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle. The scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Food Processing Industries […]Continue Reading..