Pm Modi Releases Th Instalment Of Pm Kisan Samman Nidhi
PM Modi Releases 8th Instalment Of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday released the 8th installment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme, giving over Rs 20,000 crore to about 9.5 crore farmer-beneficiaries. For the first time, farmers in West Bengal have joined the scheme, and about 7 lakh Bengal farmers received their first installment today. The installment is released at a time when India continues to fight the deadly Covid wave. “In these challenging times,” the prime minister at a virtual event said, “farmers have made records in agriculture and the government is also setting new records on procurement on MSP every year,” Modi said that in comparison to 2020, 10 percent more wheat has been purchased on MSP this year.