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Benefits transferred to farmers under PM-Kisan crosses Rs 3 lakh crore disbursal

Benefits transferred to farmers under PM-Kisan crosses Rs 3 lakh crore disbursal

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) The Government on Thursday released the 16th instalment of Direct Benefit Transfer under the PM-Kisan program reaching the figure of Rs 3 lakh crore disbursed till date, says Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
One of the largest DBT programmes in the world, PM KISAN has crossed a new milestone. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi releasing the 16th instalment from Yavatmal in Maharashtra the scheme has benefitted more than 11 crore eligible farmer families with Rs 3 lakh crores disbursed till date.
Of this, Rs 1.75 lakh Crores was transferred to eligible farmers during the COVID period alone, when they needed direct cash benefits the most.

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AAP observes Ambedkar Jayanti as protest against BJP

AAP observes Ambedkar Jayanti as protest against BJP

14 Apr 2024 | 10:51 PM

New Delhi, Apr 14 (UNI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday observed the 134th birth anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar as 'Samvidhan Bachao, Tanashahi Hatao Divas' (Save Constitution, Remove Dictatorship) in a protest against the BJP-led central government.

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LS polls: Cong  releases  names of 10 more candidates including 3 Delhi seats

LS polls: Cong releases names of 10 more candidates including 3 Delhi seats

14 Apr 2024 | 10:44 PM

New Delhi, Apr 14 (UNI) The Indian National Congress on Sunday released a list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Delhi, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

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AAP calls BJP’s election manifesto a ‘Jumla Patra’

AAP calls BJP’s election manifesto a ‘Jumla Patra’

14 Apr 2024 | 8:57 PM

New Delhi, Apr 14 (UNI) Referring to Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP) Sankalp Patra as "Jumla Patra", Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Minister Atishi on Sunday accused the BJP of not fulfilling its promises even after staying in power for 10 years.

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Atishi demands action against DJB CEO after woman dies in water dispute in Delhi

Atishi demands action against DJB CEO after woman dies in water dispute in Delhi

14 Apr 2024 | 7:57 PM

New Delhi, Apr 14 (UNI) Citing the callous inaction of Delhi Jal Board officers, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi on Sunday demanded the Delhi LG VK Saxena to suspend the CEO of Delhi Jal Board (DJB) within 24 hours following the death of a woman due to violence over water shortage in the national capital.

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Ambition of 140 cr people is my mission: PM

Ambition of 140 cr people is my mission: PM

14 Apr 2024 | 2:37 PM

New Delhi, April 14 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released the BJP's manifesto 'Sankalp Patra' with tagline 'Modi ki Guarantee' and said that the 'ambition' of 140 crore people of the country was his 'mission' and sought their blessings in creating a 'Viksit Bharat'.

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