New Delhi: All in praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the PM is continuously working for the all-round development of India.
“Nation is a witness to the fact that PM Modi has been continuously working for the all-round development of the nation,” Tomar said on the occasion of PM Narendra Modi releasing the ninth instalment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme, on Monday.
The Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare also talked about PM Modi encouraging the Indian athletes before the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
He said, “When the Olympics was going to be held this year, he held discussions with the athletes and players before that and encouraged them.”
“As a result of hard work and dedication of players and PM’s encouragement, India bagged many medals at Olympics. It won’t be an exaggeration if I say that this is India’s best performance in the history of the Olympics,” Tomar added.
Earlier in the day, PM Narendra Modi released the ninth instalment of the PM-KISAN scheme via video-conferencing which will enable the transfer of over Rs 19,500 crore to more than 9.75 crore farmer families.
प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी ने आज वीडियो कॉन्फ़्रेंसिंग के माध्यम से प्रधानमंत्री किसान सम्मान निधि योजना के तहत 9,75,46,378 किसान परिवारों के खतों में 1,95,09,27,56,000 रूपए सीधे उनके बैंक खातों में हस्तांतरित किये।#PMKisan @AgriGoI pic.twitter.com/ucUdskIbpu
— Narendra Singh Tomar (@nstomar) August 9, 2021
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2021
This is to be noted that the PM-KISAN scheme aims to provide income support to all landholder farmer families across the country with cultivable land, subject to certain exclusions. In a financial year, the PM-KISAN instalment is credited thrice.