PM Kisan Yojna: In Budget 2024, the government can increase the amount given under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

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PM Kisan Yojna : In Budget 2024, the government can increase the amount given under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi. Farmers can now be given Rs 8,000 annually. Recently, during the pre-budget discussion, agriculture experts met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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According to media reports, they have demanded from the Finance Minister to increase the amount of PM-Kisan installment from the current Rs 6,000 to Rs 8,000 annually in the Union Budget. He has asked to give all subsidies directly to the farmers through Direct Fund Transfer (DBT) in Budget 2024.

Benefits of PM Kisan Yojana

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Under the PM Kisan Yojana, eligible farmer families across the country receive Rs 6,000 annually. Its payment is made in three installments every four months through direct fund transfer. More than 11 crore farmers across the country have received a total payment of more than Rs 3.04 lakh crore so far. The total amount of payment to the beneficiaries since the launch will exceed Rs 3.24 lakh crore.

The government has recently given the 17th installment

In fact, Narendra Modi’s first decision after assuming the post of Prime Minister for the third time was to release the 17th installment of PM Kisan Yojana to eligible farmers. This installment benefits 9.3 crore farmers and about Rs 20,000 crore was given in it. Farmers get this money in three installments throughout the year. Each installment consists of Rs 2,000 and an annual amount of Rs 6,000.

These people do not get benefit in PM Kisan Yojana

If a farmer takes land on rent from another farmer and does farming. Then in such a situation, he also does not get the benefit of the scheme. Land ownership is necessary in PM Kisan. On the other hand, if a farmer or someone in the family holds a constitutional post, then he does not get the benefit. Not only this, professionals like doctors, engineers, CAs, architects and lawyers also cannot avail the benefits of the scheme. Even if they are farmers. Along with this, retired employees who get a monthly pension of more than Rs 10,000 also do not get its benefit.

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