Prime Minister Narendra Modi today virtually released the eighth installment of financial benefits to farmers under the ‘Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme. More than Rs 19,000 crore has been transferred to more than 9.5 crore beneficiary farmer families in the country today. PM Modi also interacted with the farmers of five states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir. He talked about the aid given to the farmers during the COVID period and the ongoing vaccination campaign in the country.
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