Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release subsequent instalment of monetary benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme today.
Under the PM-KISAN scheme, an annual financial advantage of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2000 each.
Prime Minister Modi will release subsequent instalment of monetary benefit under PM-KISAN scheme on August 9 at 12.30 pm via video conferencing, consistent with the PMO.
This will enable the transfer of an amount of quite Rs 19,500 crore to quite 9.75 crore beneficiary farmer families, the PMO said.
The prime minister will interact with farmer beneficiaries during the event and can also address the state .
The fund is transferred on to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. during this scheme, ''Samman Rashi'' of over Rs. 1.38 lakh crore has been transferred to farmer families thus far , consistent with the PMO.
According to another PMO statement, Prime Minister Modi also will launch the Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana -PMUY) by delivering LPG connections, at Mahoba Uttar Pradesh on August 10 at 12.30 pm via video conferencing.
During the event on Tuesday, Modi will interact with beneficiaries of the Ujjwala scheme and also address the state .
During Ujjwala 1.0 launched in 2016, a target was set to supply LPG connections to 5 crore women members of BPL households.
Subsequently, the scheme was expanded in April 2018 to incorporate women beneficiaries from seven more categories (SC/ST, PMAY, AAY, most backward classes, garden , forest dwellers, islands).
Also, the target was revised to eight crore LPG connections. This was achieved in August 2019, seven months before the target date, the statement said.
In the Union allow fiscal year 2021-22, provision for a further one crore LPG connection under the PMUY scheme was announced.
These one crore additional PMUY connections (under Ujjwala 2.0) aim to supply deposit-free LPG connections to those low-income families who couldn't be covered under the sooner phase of PMUY.
Along with a deposit-free LPG connection, Ujjwala 2.0 will provide first refill and hotplate freed from cost to the beneficiaries. The enrolment procedure would require minimum paperwork and in Ujjwala 2.0, migrants won't be required to submit ration cards or address proof.
A self-declaration for both ''family declaration'' and as a ''proof of address'' will suffice, the PMO said.
Ujjwala 2.0 will help achieve the prime minister''s vision of universal access to LPG, it said.
Union Petroleum and gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also will be present on the occasion.