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Event Name :
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi
Event Venue :
ICAR - KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA CAMPUS, VIRUDHUNAGAR AND DISTRICT COLLECTORATE CAMPUS, VIRUDHUNAGAR DISTRICT
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Regional Research Station,Kovilangulam, AruppukottaiDistt. Virudhunagar
Contact person details :
Dr. R. Vijayalakshmi
Programme Coordinator, KVK , Virudhunagar
rv.tnau@gmail.com
9790399262
Event Date :
2/24/2019 To 2/24/2019
Objective: The Government has launched a new Central Sector Scheme Pradhan Mantri KIsan SAmman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) to provide income support to all Small and Marginal landholding farmer families to supplement their financial needs for procuring various inputs related to agriculture and allied activities as well as domestic needs.
Pre Event Description :
Under the scheme, Landholder Farmer families with total cultivable holding upto 2 hectares shall be provided a benefit of Rs.6000 per annum per family payable in three equal installments, every four months. The scheme takes effect from 01.12.2018. The first installment to eligible beneficiaries during this financial year 2018-19 shall be for the period from 01.12.2018 to 31.03.2019.All landholding farmer families having cultivable landholding upto 2 hectare, whose names appear in the land records of States/UT as on 01.02.2019, are eligible to get benefit under the scheme. However, out of these, the following are ineligible to get the benefits.
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 110
Female Count:42
SC Count:25
ST Count:0
Chief Guest's Name: Thiru. A. SIVAGANAM I.A.S
Chief Guest's Remarks:DISTRICT COLLECTOR OF VIRUDHUNAGAR DISTRICT
Post Event Details:ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Virudhunagar district organized Webcasting inauguration function of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) on 24.02.2019 to provide income support to all small and Marginal landholding farmer families to supplement their financial needs for procuring various inputs related to agriculture and allied activities and also for domestic needs. The PM – KISAN scheme inauguration at Virudhunagar Collectorate campus was presided by the District Collector A. Sivaganam, I. A. S. The Joint Director of Agriculture, Virudhunagar district, Deputy Director (Animal Husbandry), Deputy Directors (Agriculture), ADAs, ADHs of Virudhunagar district and the Programme Co-ordinator, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Virudhunagar district felicitated the occasion. 100 farmers received the PMKSN certificates from the District collector at Virudhunagar while 40 beneficiaries received from the consultant – NFSM and ADA, Aruppukottai at KVK, Virudhunagr. All the scientists and staff members of KVK, Virudhunagar participated in the both the events. About 152 farmers and 33 officials viewed the live telecast of Mann Ki Bhat and webcast of Hon’ble Prime Minister Speech during the launch of the PM – KISAN scheme. Enquires and clarification on the PM – KISAN scheme was addressed by the Department officials. The scientists also briefed the DFI technologies for the benefit of farmers during the occasion and exhibitions arranged at both the venues.
Image: The District Collector Distributing PMKSN certificate to the beneficiaries of Virudhunagar district.
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