PM arrived at Ridge Maidan in Shimla this morning to attend the Garib Kalyan Sammelan. He will interact with the beneficiaries of 16 centrally sponsored welfare schemes run by nine Ministries/Departments through video conferencing.
The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is a Centre-sponsored scheme that provides income support to all landholding farmer families in the country to help them meet their agricultural, financial as well as home needs. Under the scheme, eligible landowning farmer families get a financial support of Rs 6,000 per year, which is paid in three installments of Rs 2,000.
The PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme provides a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year to eligible farmer families, payable in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000. The money is transferred directly to the bank account of the beneficiaries.