Amid the lockdown, the central government has transferred a total of Rs 9,826 crore to the account of 4.91 crore farmers across the country. This figure is between 24 March to 3 April.
new Delhi. In this phase of lockdown due to Coronavirus Pandemic, the Central Government is trying to provide relief to poor and low class people through its schemes. In the relief package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore, the government is also helping people through Ujjwala and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme. In this series, the government is transferring money to the farmers’ account under the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM- Kisan) scheme. Amid the lockdown, the government has allocated Rs 9,826 crore to 4.91 crore farmer families under the PM-Kisan scheme.
4.91 crore farmers benefit in lockdown
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar gave information about this on Sunday. Tomar wrote in a tweet, ‘Due to the Corona crisis in the country, 4.91 crore farmers have benefited during the lockdown period under the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana and Rs 9,826 crore has been released. In this tweet, he told that this amount has been released from 24 March 2020 to 3 April 2020. Tomar shared in a photo with this tweet, in which information about this allocation has been given.
are registered farmers every year 6 thousand bucks
a reminder that last year during his first term central government Prime farmers respect Nidhi Yojana was started. Under this scheme, a total of 6,000 rupees are given to the farmers across the country in three installments of Rs 2,000 every year from the government. This amount is directly transferred to the account of farmers’ families. Total 9 crore farmers registered under this scheme
A few days ago, Tomar has decided to send money to the account of 80 lakh farmers. He told that the government has announced a big economic package so that the poor and farmers do not have much impact. He told that through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), an amount of 1600 crores was transferred in a single day. Explain that under the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi, about 9 crore farmers have been registered in the country.