Rs 36,000 Cr given to 7.6 Cr farmers under PM-KISAN Scheme: Agri Minister Tomar

New Delhi: The Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar stated in Parliament yesterday that as on 30 November 2019, around 7.6 crore farmers in the country have been granted benefit under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana’. An amount of around Rs. 36,000 crores has been disbursed under the Scheme till the same date. Since the Scheme is ongoing and beneficiaries are added on a continuous basis, it is not possible to give estimation of expenditure till 2022.

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha on 6 December.


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