Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Current Affairs - 2020

Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana to be Launched in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh government is going to launch the ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana’ by following the path of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi which is an initiative of the central government. Highlights Existing beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi who are getting Rs. 6,000 per annum, will also be getting additional financial assistance of Read More…

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 Read More…

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 Read More…

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 Read More…

PM Modi to release third instalment of Kisan Samman Nidhi

PM Modi is to release the fourth instalment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Yojana in Tumakuru, Karnataka. The Prime Minister will also confer “Krishi Karmanya” award to three fishermen and 28 progressive farmers from various states. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojana The scheme was first introduced in Telangana as “Rythu Bandhu” scheme. Under the scheme, a Read More…