80 lakh farmer families of state to benefit from PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
13th June 2019
Bhopal, June 13, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): About 80 lakh eligible farmer families will benefit from the Prime Minister’s Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. Under the Yojana, total Rs 6 thousand that is Rs 2 thousand each in three installments will be deposited every year directly in the accounts of the eligible farmer families. The work of identifying agricultural land holder families eligible under the scheme is in progress. The patwaris have been authorized for smooth implementation of the scheme. The amount is being provided to patwaris at the rate of Rs 18 per land holder family. The list of farmers’ families will be prepared and presented before the Gram Sabha by the patwaris. After the approval of the Gram Sabha, the farmer families will be given the benefits of the scheme. The family whose name has not been included in the list will be able to submit the application to the Patwari / Gram Sabha / Tehsildar. Income Tax payers / financially sound farmer families will not get the benefit of this scheme. The target of identifying eligible farmer families will be completed by 20th July 2019.