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PM - KISAN's second installment sent to 2.66 million farmers
The second instalment of Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme ( PM-KISAN) has been sent to the bank accounts of 2.66 Crore farmers. Under this scheme, two thousand rupees have been transferred to each farmer’s bank account. According to the information provided by the central agricultural minister Radha Mohan Singh, the first instalment of PM-KISAN scheme, has been disbursed to 1,11,69,349 beneficiaries in UP and second instalment has been disbursed to 1,08,48,667 farmers of the state.
He stated that the implementation of the scheme is being done exactly in accordance with the guidelines. After a thorough check of the authenticity of the information/data and bank accounts provided by the farmers, the central government transferred the scheme amount directly into the beneficiary bank accounts through online Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system. He said that the list of beneficiary farmers and all relevant data is provided by the concerned state government.
Source – Outlook Agriculture, 18 May 2019
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