PM KISAN NIDHI
State-wise information on every land holding: Govt plans database with Aadhaar seeding to double farmer income
The group of secretaries on agriculture and allied activities has proposed beginning with a consolidated database, which would have state-wise data of every land holding and its size, Aadhaar number, the area under cultivation, crops being cultivated every season, specific area under different crops, number of bags of urea used.
Revenue concerns for the government make immediate tax cuts tough
More sops will mean raising tax on super-rich or cutting welfare spend, bot...
Government plans to set up PM KISAN call centre
At present there is a helpline number for farmers to register complaints and seek information...
Agri ministry to study Ujjwala scheme to improve PM KISAN payment system
The PM Kisan scheme provides cash assistance up to Rs 1600 for new LPG connection and subsidy is transferred subsequently to more than 800 million Aadhar seeded bank accounts on every refill. The Ujjwala scheme uses an Aadhar-based payment mechanism.
CSCs asked to update data of eligible farmers
The finance ministry had recently asked agriculture ministry to immediately release unpaid instalments by September 30.
Two PM Kisan instalments by September 30
Government looks at measures to boost consumption demand in rural India.
Farmers can now directly enrol on PM Kisan portal
Until now, farmers could not get the benefits of the scheme without the involvement of the state government.
PM-Kisan: Uttar Pradesh to cover 29 million farmers
The BJP-ruled state has revised its target after covering almost all of the 23.22 million farmers under the 6,000-a-year scheme as per the count of farmers in the 2011 Census.
Solar PV cells manufactured using ‘blue wafers’ no longer to be classified as domestically manufactured cells: MNRE
A solar PV cell shall be considered to be domestically manufactured only if the same has been manufactured in India using un-diffused silicon wafers (generally called black wafers).
Failing to waive farm loan, MP, Rajasthan tap PM Kisan scheme
The Centre is paying Rs 6,000 a year in three instalments to all farmers under the scheme.
PM Narendra Modi launches 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana' from Ranchi
Under the 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana', farmers between 18 and 40 years of age will get Rs 3,000 monthly pension after reaching 60.
PM Kisan Nidhi: Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh come on board
There are 8 million beneficiary farmers in Madhya Pradesh and 5.5 million in Rajasthan.
Government to check if cash reached the farmers
It has decided to conduct physical verification of PM Kisan beneficiaries by picking 5% beneficiaries randomly to rule out any discrepancy in cash transfer.
PM to launch farmers pension scheme
Under the scheme, which was announced in the budget for 2019-20, a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to small and marginal farmers in the age group of 18-40 years on attaining the age of 60.
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