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Agri sector: No fireworks in the short term -Rajalakshmi Nirmal

d have given a booster shot to sentiments and there would have been instant lift in demand for agri inputs and FMCG. Now, with NDA, there is not much benefit that may flow immediately. But for the pradhan mantri kisan samman nidhi yojana which promises to put some cash in the hands of every farmer, all other promises made by BJP are measures that will bear fruit only in the long term.     The BJP manifesto had promised

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Promises to the farmers -Ashok Gulati & Ritika Juneja

ankalp patra (manifesto) promises to double farmers’ income by 2022-23, a reiteration of its earlier promise. Under that heading, it lists 29 promises/schemes. The most notable one is PM-Kisan (pradhan mantri kisan samman nidhi yojana), which will be extended to all farm families. It promises to give each farm family Rs 6,000 per year. With an estimated 14.6 crore farm families as per the 2015-16 survey, this would cost about Rs 87,600 crore per

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PM-KISAN to provide multiple benefits to farmers: CEA

would be 20 per cent Farm income support scheme PM-KISAN will provide multiple benefits to farmers, including improving their credit worthiness, said Chief Economic Adviser K V Subramanian. The pradhan mantri kisan samman nidhi yojana (PM-KISAN) was announced in the Interim Budget 2019-20, under which Rs. 6,000 will be given in three instalments to 12 crore small and marginal farmers holding cultivable land up to 2 hectare. Producer support i

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There is so much confusion about the pradhan mantri kisan samman nidhi yojana

Against the backdrop of the Finance Minister Shri Piyush Goyal announcing the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PMKSN) programme during his budget speech on 1st February, 2019, it becomes essential to differentiate between 12.56 crore operational holding households (enumerated, as per the Agriculture Census) and 13.33 crore ownership holding households (estimated, as per the 70th round National Sample Survey report no. 571) pertaining to size upto 2 hectares. In his budget speech, the fin

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