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 scheme ( PM-KISAN).
“Farmers will receive Rs 4,000 from Madhya Pradesh government under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme,” Mishra told reporters here.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted: “From an overall development perspective of farmers, we have decided that programs run in their interest, such as relief under RCB6 ( 4), Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi, Zero Per Hundred Interest Loan and Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance, we will implement all programs as a whole.”
“Under this scheme, all eligible beneficiary farmer families covered by PM Samman Nidhi will receive a total of Rs 4,000 in two installments within a financial year. The welfare of farmers is the aim of my life,” he said in another tweet.
Chouhan said his government would help farmers double their income by 2022.
“We have reinstated the zero interest rate loan scheme. Full benefits of Kisan Samman Nidhi and Bima Yojana have been given. We will leave no stone unturned to double farmers’ income in 2022,” he said.
Farmers will now receive a total of Rs 10,000 each year, with the central government providing Rs 6,000 as a contribution under the PM-KISAN scheme.
On September 25, the birth anniversary 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 given as interest-free loans to farmers in the state.
“Supporting the cooperative movement is the backbone of promoting economic growth. We must continue this movement,” Chouhan said. (ANI)
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