Haryana Chief Secretary Mr. D.S. Dhesi directed the officers of all the districts to implement the  Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana effectively.

February 11, 2019
  • Chandigarh, Feb 9 :  Haryana Chief Secretary Mr. D.S. Dhesi directed the officers of all the districts to implement the  Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana effectively. For this, he directed the officers to prepare a list of eligible farmers by February 25 in all the districts so that the first installment under this scheme could be deposited in their accounts up to March 1.
  • Mr. Dhesi was addressing all the Deputy Commissioners and officials related to the scheme through video conferencing.
  • Mr Dhesi said that in the Interim Budget presented by the Central Government on February 1, the historical policy has been implemented in the interest of farmers in the form of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. He said that under this scheme, eligible farmers having land up to 2 hectares will be given a benefit of Rs. 6,000 in a year which will be payable in three installments of Rs. 2,000 each. He said that all officers should start the work of preparing the list of eligible farmers in their respective districts.
  • Mr Dhesi said that a committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner at District Headquarters. The Districts’ Revenue Officer, Development and Panchayat Officer, Deputy Director, Agriculture and District Information and Science Officer have also been included in this committee. BDPO and Tehsildar are also included in block and tehsil level teams. At village level, Patwari, Gram sachiv,  and ADO of the Agriculture Department and JEs of  other departments have been included in the committee for getting  the list of eligible farmers prepared and further provide these lists to the district head quarters.
  • The details of village level committees will be uploaded at the district headquarters. The finalized list would be pasted at the public place in the village so that no eligible farmers would  be left deprived of the benefits of this scheme. If any eligible farmer is left out, he can send an application to the Deputy Director of the agriculture department who will then be  included in the list.