19 March 2021, New Delhi: The following table gives the number of farmers who have benefitted under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) in the States of Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Maharashtra as on 16.03.2021.
|State||Number of farmers benefitted under PM-KISAN|
PM-KISAN is a continuous and ongoing Scheme, in which the financial benefits are transferred to the bank accounts of the identified beneficiaries as and when their correct and verified data is uploaded by the concerned States/UTs on PM-KISAN web-portal. The data of beneficiaries so uploaded by them undergoes a multi-level verification and validation by various concerned agencies, including the banks, and only then the amount is released into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha today.