Chief Minister Dr.Pramod Sawant witnessed the programme of PM Kisan Sanman fund release to farmers across the country under the PM Kisan Yojana by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi through virtual mode today. The Prime Minister also interacted with farmer Smt. Pratibha Velip from South Goa, wherein he inquired about various aspects of agriculture carried out by the farmers in the State.
Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi today released Rs. 19.5 thousands crores to around 9.5 crores farmers across the country as PM Kisan Sanman Nidhi under PM Kisan Yojana.
Chief Minister Dr.Sawant alongwith Dy.Chief Minister Shri. Chandrakant Kavlekar, Commissioner for NRI Affairs and Chairman of Sugarcane Producers Committee Adv.Narendra Sawaikar, Collector South Goa, Smt.Ruchika Katyal attended the programme at Mathany Saldanha Administrative Complex, Margao.
During the virtual interaction with Smt. Pratibha Velip, Prime Minister Shri. Modi congratulated Smt.Velip for adopting various modern farming techniques to cultivate crops. He was informed about utilization of funds received from PM kisan Sanman Nidhi on up-gradation of crops and purchase of fertilizers. Smt. Velip expressed her gratitude towards implementing the PM Kisan Yojana for the revival of small farmers.
Earlier Union Minister for Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in his welcome address expressed that PM Kisan Yojana will play a phenomenal role in overall development of small farmers and boosting the economy to a large extent.