Shimla: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released ₹21,000 crores for more than 10 crore beneficiary farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on Tuesday at the Ridge Maidan in Shimla.
The transfer made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday is the 11th installment under the PM-KISAN scheme. The Prime Minister arrived in Shimla to participate in the ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’. The event saw a huge crowd of people gathered to listen to the PM’s address.
PM Modi further interacted with the beneficiaries of different government schemes at the event for the eighth anniversary of the NDA-led government in the centre.
PM Modi also sought feedback on various welfare schemes and programs being run by the government from public representatives across the country.
He further added that the endeavors of the Sammelan were to make the reach and delivery of government programs more efficient so as to improve the ease of living of the citizens.