New Delhi: Union Cabinet approves a path breaking scheme that will provide pension cover to crores of farmers. The Central Government would spend Rs 10774.5 crores for a period of 3 years.
Cabinet approves extension of PM-Kisan yojana to all farmers. Nearly 14.5 crore farmers to benefit from the scheme.PM Kisan to be extended to the addition 2 crore farmers who have landholding of more than 2 hectares. No of beneficiaries estimated go up from 12.5 crore to 14.5 crore. Budget from Rs 75,000 Cr to Rs.87,000 Cr.
Cabinet clears pension scheme for traders. 3 crore retails traders and shop keepers to benefit from this move.Cabinet clears special scheme for Control of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis The diseases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis are very common amongst the livestock – cow-bulls, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs etc.