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PM to release 8th PM-KISAN instalment on May 14

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on May 13, 2021

The Centre had announced the PM-KISAN scheme under which ₹6,000 per year will be given in three instalments to 12 crore small and marginal farmers holding cultivable land up to two hectares. (file photo)   -  PTI

Under this scheme, farmers will get ₹6,000 each year

As many as 9.5 crore farmer families in the country are expected to get a total of ₹19,000 crore as Prime Minister Narendra Modi would release the eighth instalment of PM-Kisan (PM Kisan Samman Nidhi) on Friday, an official statement said on Thursday.

Under the scheme, eligible farmers in the country are given a financial benefit of ₹6,000 per year. The government has so far released ₹1.15 lakh crore under the PM-KISAN scheme till date, the statement said.

Published on May 13, 2021

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