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PM Modi's Live Address: Prime Minister releases next installment of PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi to 9 Cr farmers

During the address to the Farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday releases the next instalment of the financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). The live address through video conferencing began at 12 noon on Friday.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 25, 2020 13:23 IST
PM Modi's Live Address: Prime Minister releases next installment of PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi to 9 Cr farmers
PM Modi Addressing the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi beneficiary Farmers- Representational image

Today, the Prime Minister releases an installment of PM KISAN Samman Nidhi scheme of worth 18,000 crore to 9 crore farmers across the country. PM Narendra Modi releases the next instalment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi PM KISAN at 12 noon. Interacting with the farmers from seven states through Video conferencing, Prime Minsiter Modi with the push of a button, enables the transfer of more than 18,000 crore to over 9 crore beneficiary farmer families.

Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) schemem, the Prime Minister enables the transfer of more than Rs.18,000 crore to over 9 crores beneficiary farmer families across the country. PM Modi goes live at 12 noon on friday through the Video conferencing and interacts with the farmers. This is the second interaction of Prime Minister with the farmers amid ongoing protest against three Farm Laws, passed in parliament this year.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi release the instalment of Rs 2000/- to the financial benefit under Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi.

PM Modi on three reformative farm laws

Through these agricultural reforms we have given better options to the farmers. After these laws you can sell your produce to whomever you want. You can sell produce where you get the right price.

If you want to sell your produce at MSP? You can sell it.

If you want to sell your produce in the market? You can sell

If you want to sell your produce in different state? You can export.

Do you want to sell it to the merchant? You can sell, said Prime Minsiter

Prime Minister on MSP Price to the farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that our government tried to ensure that the farmer of the country gets a fair price for the crop. 'According to the report of the long-standing Swaminathan Committee, we gave one and a half times the cost to the MSP farmers. Earlier, MSP was available on only a few crops, we also increased the numbers', he added.

PM Modi hits-out at Opposition parties for playing politics

The parties which do not speak in the interest of farmers in West Bengal, they come here in Delhi and talk about the farmer. These parties are missing a lot of APMC-mandis nowadays. But these parties repeatedly forget that there is no APMC-mandis in Kerala. These people never agitate in Kerala

Prim Minister lashes at West Bengal Govt

Today I regret that more than 70 lakh farmers and siblings of my West Bengal have not been able to get this benefit. More than 23 lakh farmers of Bengal have applied online to take advantage of this scheme. But the state government has stopped the verification process for so long

PM urge farmers to take benefits of Kisan Credit-Card

I urge you to tell farmers to about the Kisan Credit Card and its various benefits which include the availability of loans at low-interest rates, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a farmer from Odisha.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi has brought substantive benefits in their lives.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi has brought substantive benefits for the India’s farmers. Schemes have enhanced the dignity of our farmers, brings prosperity in their lives, a farmer said.

Agriculture Minister urges protesting farmers to end their Protest

I appeal to the protesting farmers to end their protest and hold talks with the government. I hope they will understand the importance of the new farm laws, and the issue will be resolved soon, Union Agriculture Minister said durig Prime Minister's interaction with Farmers.

Installment of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana transferred

Today, we can say with confidence that the entire amount will reach the farmers' accounts directly. This will greatly benefit the farmers, said Union Agriculture Minister.

PM Narendra Modi releases Rs 18,000 crore under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme to over 9 crore farmers

PM Modi Live Address begins at 12:08 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address begins- Watch Live

No benefit to West Bengal Farmers

Speaking on the ongoing tussle between centre and West Bengal govt, experts have said that the farmers of West Bengal will be deprived of the scheme once again due to the Chief Minister's refusal to identify and submit the list of beneficiaries to the central government.

About PM-KISAN Nidhi Scheme for the Farmers

KISAN Nidhi scheme is an initiative by the government of India in which all farmers will get up to ₹6,000 per year as minimum income support. The initiative was to be announced by Piyush Goyal during the 2019 interim Union Budget of India on 1st February 2019. 

Central Government implemented the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on 1st of December, 2018. The Centre is facilitating the poor.

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