The MP’s government announces a direct cash transfer of Rs 4,000 to farmers under the PM KISAN-ANI program
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sep 23 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra said on Tuesday that the state government will transfer Rs 4,000 to farmers’ bank accounts in two installments under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana program (PM-KISAN).
“Farmers will receive 4,000 rupees from the Madhya Pradesh government under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana program,” Mishra told reporters here.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted: “From a perspective of comprehensive development of farmers, we have decided that programs are managed in their best interests, such as relief under RCB6 (4), Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi, the zero per cent interest loan and the Prime Minister’s crop insurance, we will implement all programs as a whole. “
“Under this program, all eligible beneficiary farming families covered by Prime Minister Samman Nidhi will receive a total of Rs 4,000 in two installments during a fiscal year. The welfare of farmers is the goal of my life, ”he said in another tweet.
Chouhan said his government will help farmers double their income by 2022.
“We have reinstated the zero interest loan program. The full benefits of Kisan Samman Nidhi and Bima Yojana have been granted. Over 27,000 crore rupees were paid to farmers for the purchase of food grains. We will spare no effort to double the income of farmers in 2022, “he said.
Farmers will now receive a total of Rs 10,000 each year as the central government provides Rs 6,000 as a contribution under the PM-KISAN program.
On September 25, the anniversary of the birth of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, this amount will be added to the account of 77 lakh farmers in the state.
On Tuesday, Chouhan had transferred 800 crore rupees to cooperative banks to be granted in the form of zero-interest loans to farmers in the state.
“Maintaining the cooperative movement is the backbone of economic growth. We must continue this movement, ”said Chouhan. (ANI)
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