Around 7 crore 32 lakh farmer families across the country received the first and second installments of 2 thousand rupees under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. The total cost will be around 14 thousand 646 crore rupees. Uttar Pradesh around two crores twenty lakh farmer families topped the list followed by Andhra Pradesh. The farmers who got benefited 72 lakh and Maharastra 50 lakh farmers. 
The scheme approximately covers around 14 crore 50 lakh beneficiaries across the country subject to exclusion criteria.

Pradhan Mantri KISAN Samman Nidhi Scheme


This scheme is introduced by the Narendra Modi Government.The scheme got effective from 01.12.2018.

Aim of the scheme: 

To supplement the financial needs of the farmers and plan to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields and plan towards the diet.

Benefits: 

  • The scheme is expected to cover around 2 crore more farmers
  • The aim is to increase the coverage of PM-KISAN around 14.5 crore beneficiaries, The estimated expenditure by the Central Government of Rs. 87,217.50 crores for year 2019-20.
  • The financial benefit provided to all Small and Marginal landholder farmer families with total cultivable holding up to 2 hectares 
  • The benefit of Rs.6000 per annul per family payable in three equal installments every four months.