Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a big gift to farmers today amid the spread of the Coronavirus in the country. PM Modi has also released the eighth installment of Farmer Financial Benefits under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana today.
PM Modi today released the eighth installment of the program through video conferencing. With this, more than 19,000 crores of rupees were transferred to over 9.5 crores of today’s farmer family.
Presenting this information, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that more than seven farmers from West Bengal have benefited from the scheme. Under this scheme launched in 2019, more than Rs. 1.15 thousand crores have so far been transferred to the farmers.
It should be noted that under the PM-Kisan Yojana Program, every year central government provides financial aid of Rs 6,000 to the families of eligible farmers. This amount is to be paid in three installments of two thousand rupees.