Thursday, October 22, 2020

pm-kisan scheme

Action being taken against those involved in PM-Kisan scheme scam: TN CM

CHENNAI:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami has said that action is being taken against those who are involved in irregularities in the PM-Kisan scheme (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi).

Rural economy still strong on record procurement of farm produce: PM

NEW DELHI:As the pandemic severely hits the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the rural economy of India is on a strong footing, bucking the overall economic slowdown, courtesy the 'record' procurement of farmers' produce by the government.

PM-Kisan Scheme benefitted 52.5 lakh K'taka farmers: CM

BENGALURU:As many as 52.5 lakh Karnataka farmers, who have been benefitted by the PM-Kisan Scheme, will collectively receive the first installment amounting to a total of Rs 1,049 crore into their accounts, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Sunday.

PM to launch Rs 1 lakh crore financing facility on Sunday

NEW DELHI:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the financing facility of Rs 1 lakh crore under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund on Sunday and also release the sixth instalment of funds of Rs 17,000 crore to 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme.

Several economic promises of BJP too tall: Experts

Bharatiya Janata Party's promises on the economic front mentioned in its manifesto including the investment of Rs 100 lakh crore in infrastructure over the next five years and pension to marginal farmers seem over-ambitious, experts said.

Rahul promises Rs 72K minimum income to 25 cr poor

NEW DELHI:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that nearly 25 crore poor people in the country will get financial assistance of Rs 72,000 per annum if the party is voted to power under the ambitious minimum income guarantee scheme which the party has named "Nyay".