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Central Govt extends Aadhaar seeding date for PM-Kisan scheme till November 30
TIWN Oct 9, 2019
Central Govt extends Aadhaar seeding date for PM-Kisan scheme till November 30
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New Delhi, Oct 9 (TIWN) The Central government on Wednesday extended till November 30 the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding to avail the income support of Rs 6,000 per year under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme. The move has been made to help the farmers in the rabi crop season.

The decision was taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  "Cabinet has decided to relax till 30th November 2019, the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding for release of benefits under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi after 1st August, 2019," Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar told media after the meeting.  The date has been extended to help farmers ahead of rabi (winter) sowing, he said.  The minister said over 7 crore farmers have already benefited under the PM-Kisan scheme, under which ₹6,000 is being provided to each farmer in three equal installments.

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