New Delhi: AIR PicsOn the 1st anniversary of launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar today launched PM KISAN mobile application.
It is aimed at broadening the reach of the scheme further. Through the app farmers can know their payment status, correct their name besides knowing their eligibility for the scheme and other information.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Tomar reiterated Government’s commitment for doubling farmer’s income by 2022. He said, PM KISAN will play important role in doubling farmer’s income.
He also said, several initiatives like promoting organic farming and promoting export of agri-products are being done by the Government to boost income of farmers. He said, sufficient budget has been allocated by Government for Agriculture and farmers related schemes.
Mr Tomar informed that on 29th of this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend an event on 1st Anniversary of PM KISAN in Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh. The Minister said, lakhs of farmers will be given kisan credit card on the occasion.