Pradhan Mantri KIsan SAmman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)
PM Kisan : Under this programme, vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land up to 2 hectares, will be provided direct income support at the rate of `6,000 per year.
- This income support will be transferred directly into the bank accounts of beneficiary farmers, in three equal instalments of ` 2,000 each.
- Around 12 crore small and marginal farmer families are expected to benefit from this.
- The programme would be made effective from 1 st December 2018 and the first instalment for the period up to 31st March 2019 would be paid during this year itself.
- This programme will entail an annual expenditure of ` 75,000 crores.