New Delhi | ANN |17 Oct 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be releasing PM Kisan Samman Nidhi’s (PM Kisan) 12th instalment today on 17th October 2022
“In a reflection of the continued commitment of the Prime Minister towards welfare of the farmers, during the event, Prime Minister will release the 12th instalment amount of Rs. 16,000 crores under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) through Direct Benefit Transfer”, said the PMO release
Under the scheme, eligible farmer families are provided a benefit of Rs. 6000 per year in three equal instalments of Rs. 2000 each. So far, eligible farmer families have received benefits of more than Rs. 2 lakh crores under PM-KISAN, it further added.
Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the two-day event “PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022” today at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
More than 13,500 farmers from across the country and around 1500 Agri Startups are expected to attend the event, the information from PMO mentioned.
During the event, Prime Minister will also launch Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Urvarak Pariyojana – One Nation One Fertilizer. Under the scheme, Prime Minister will launch Bharat Urea Bags, which will help companies market fertilizers under the single brand name “Bharat”.