The Agriculture Ministry has said that an amount of Rs 18,517 crore has been released under PM-KISAN during the lockdown period and nearly 9.25 crore families have benefited.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced Rs 30,000 crore as emergency funds for farmers hit by the unprecedented coronavirus crisis. It will benefit around 3 crore farmers.
According to top government sources, the work will begin in Central ministries with the the senior officers reporting to work.
Sonia Gandhi urged the Congress governments in different states, frontal organisations, party leaders and workers to step forward and offer their help to those families who are at extreme risk.
The State Government will be asked to utilise the funds available under District Mineral Fund (DMF) for supplementing and augmenting facilities of medical testing, screening and other requirements in connection with preventing the spread of CVID-19 pandemic as well as treating the patients affected with this pandemic.
The 10-point plan, as per the senior Congress leader, is a measure that solves the immediate challenges, and further many such challenges, he warns, will have to be addressed in the coming days.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation stone for Uttar Pradesh’s fourth expressway, the Bundelkhand Expressway,...
In order to promote wellbeing, we should not only practice some of the tested traditional wisdom but also continuously enlarge its scope by introducing the modern tools and concepts of contemporary biomedical research, said Modi
Shouting slogans, the BJP MLAs rushed to the well of the House seeking implementation of aid to farmers. The Shiv Sena members, however, tried to snatch the placards from their hands leading to a ruckus in the Assembly.
Skyrocketing onion prices are a big reason to worry. With supplies dwindling further, onion prices have touched Rs 100-140 per kg.