Shimla: PM Modi To Release Rs 21,000 Crore To Over 10 Crore Beneficiary Farmer Families Under PM-KISAN Scheme

by Swarajya Staff - May 31, 2022 10:16 AM +05:30 IST
Shimla: PM Modi To Release Rs 21,000 Crore To Over 10 Crore Beneficiary Farmer Families Under PM-KISAN SchemePM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Shima, Himachal Pradesh today (31 May) to participate in the ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’.

PM Modi will also release the 11th instalment of financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme. This will enable the transfer of an amount of around Rs 21,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families.

On the occasion, the Prime Minister will also interact with the beneficiaries of (PM-KISAN) across the country, the PMO said in a release on Monday (30 May).

The ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ programme marking completion of eight years of the government led by PM Modi, is being organised across the country at state capitals, district headquarters and Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

The Sammelan conceptualises elected public representatives across the country directly interacting with the public in an endeavour to get feedback about the various welfare programmes being run by the government, the PMO said.

‘During the Sammelan, Prime Minister will directly interact with the beneficiaries of different programmes of nine Ministries, departments of the Central government.

The freewheeling interaction being organized across the country is aimed to get free and frank feedback from the public, understand the impact of welfare schemes in people’s lives and explore convergence and saturation with regard to different government programmes, the PMO said.

The endeavour is to make the reach and delivery of government programmes more efficient so as to improve the ease of living of the citizens of the country, it added.

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