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The Prime Minister also talked about the role farmers are slated to play in the country’s future(HT_PRINT)

PM Modi releases 9th instalment of PM-Kisan Scheme, interacts with beneficiaries

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 02:13 PM IST
  • With the latest instalment, the government has so far transferred nine installments amounting around 1.57 lakh crore to farmer families under PM-KISAN scheme
Farm subsidies worth thousands of crores — including cheap insurance, fertilisers, credit and income transfers — still suffer from leakages because very little information about individual farmers is centrally available.(Bloomberg file photo)
Farm subsidies worth thousands of crores — including cheap insurance, fertilisers, credit and income transfers — still suffer from leakages because very little information about individual farmers is centrally available.(Bloomberg file photo)

Govt building ‘agri stack’ to give unique ID to every Indian farmer

By Zia Haq, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 05:43 AM IST
  • The database uses Aadhaar-based data generated from key farm sector programmes such as PM-KISAN.
Prime Minister Modi at the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) in Gorakhpur on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Modi at the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) in Gorakhpur on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

At farmer scheme launch, Modi says earlier govts only talked. Oppn retorts

Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 03:29 PM IST
The Prime Minister said previous governments made schemes on papers but did nothing for farmers’ empowerment.
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