Narendra Singh Tomar

He reiterated that the government is ready to bring amendments in the laws, and added that laws are enacted for the whole country and many people in the country are happy with the laws.

"Government needs to devise a plan to scrap the three laws and give legal guarantee for minimum support price," Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said.

Narendra Singh Tomar said, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is safeguarding farmers from unexpected crop loss. He said, a crop insurance mobile app is also made available, where farmers can get all information related to the scheme.

"The government is continuously talking to the unions who want these laws be repealed. We also give an appointment to those supporting the laws, when they request us," Tomar said

Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal and Som Parkash along with government officials and representatives of farmers also observed a two-minute silence for farmers who died during the ongoing protest.

Govt-farmers meet: The next meeting will take place on January 4. Tomar also said that discussions on three farm laws, MSP guarantee will continue in next round of talks.

The farmer delegations met Tomar to convey support for the laws ahead of the next round of talks between the government and protesting farmers on December 30.

The letter came two days after the farmer unions said that the government had been urging them for talks and proposed that the talks be held on December 29 at 11 am.

Under the PM-KISAN Scheme, a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year is provided to the eligible beneficiary farmers, payable in three equal 4-monthly installments of Rs 2000 each through direct benefit transfer.

"I request all political parties with folded hands, please keep all the credit. I am giving credit to all your old election manifestos. I just want ease in the life of farmers, I want their progress and want modernity in agriculture," said PM Modi.