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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana: Follow these steps to installment status

  • The money is credited directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiary farmers. The Centre has so far given eight installments to the farmers.
The PM-KSNY was launched in 2019 and under this programme <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>6,000 every year is provided to small and marginalised farmers as financial support.(PTI)
The PM-KSNY was launched in 2019 and under this programme 6,000 every year is provided to small and marginalised farmers as financial support.(PTI)
Published on Jun 30, 2021 07:51 PM IST
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Declare locust menace a national disaster, Rajasthan minister urges Centre

During a video conference with the Union Agriculture Minister, Rajasthan agriculture minister Lalchand Kataria also demanded the Centre to release the first instalment of centrally-sponsored schemes at the earliest.
Giving information about crop loss in the state due to locusts, state agriculture minister Lalchand Kataria asked the Agriculture Insurance Company to pay the outstanding insurance claim of Rs 380 crore for Kharif-2019 of farmers as soon as possible.(File photo)
Giving information about crop loss in the state due to locusts, state agriculture minister Lalchand Kataria asked the Agriculture Insurance Company to pay the outstanding insurance claim of Rs 380 crore for Kharif-2019 of farmers as soon as possible.(File photo)
Published on Jul 11, 2020 10:09 AM IST
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Hold agricultural hackathons to boost economy: PM Modi

Hackathons are events where software developers, domain experts, and programmers come together to collaborate for developing problem-solving software products.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also held discussions with senior officials of the department of agricultural research and extension as well as the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the top farm research body.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also held discussions with senior officials of the department of agricultural research and extension as well as the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the top farm research body.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 05:25 AM IST
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Govt sets foodgrain production target at record 298.3 mn tons for 2020-21 crop year

The foodgrain output in the 2019-20 crop year (July-June) is estimated at an all-time high 291.95 million tonnes, as per the second advance estimates released by the ministry in February.
Target for wheat output has been kept at 106.5 million tonnes, same at the current level estimated for the 2019-20 crop year.(HT file photo. Representative image)
Target for wheat output has been kept at 106.5 million tonnes, same at the current level estimated for the 2019-20 crop year.(HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on Apr 16, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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