MP seeks support of PRI members for effective implementation of PM-KISAN scheme

Port Blair
18 Feb 2019

The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi recently launched the scheme of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) for the benefit of farmers. Under the scheme, farmers   having less than 2 hectors agricultural land will get financial assistance of  Rs 6000/- per annum which shall be given in three instalments with effect from 1st  December,2018. Around, 20,000 farmers have been identified under the scheme. Out of the total target of 15,000 farmers, the Administration has received only 4000 forms duly filled in all respect from all three districts of these islands.
Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament has appealed to PRI members of all the three districts of these islands to expedite efforts for effective implementation of the scheme and submission prescribed forms of “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)” duly filled in all respect for enabling release of the first instalment of Rs 2000/- to each eligible farmers by end of this month and also to get the subsequent instalment of Rs 2000/-from the month from March 2019.