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Even as he bid farewell to Gujarat and headed for Delhi to be sworn-in as India’s Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi once again showed his compassion and commitment to girl child education

Before leaving for Delhi, Shri Modi donated Rs. 21 lakhs from his personal savings towards the upbringing and welfare of the daughters of drivers and peons employed with the State government. A corpus fund would be created for this and a foundation would be set up for its administration, under the Chief Minister and the Chief Secretary.

Shri Modi has always been committed towards ensuring girl child education, and for this he had initiated the Kanya Kelavani campaign in Gujarat. The gifts received by Shri Modi were also auctioned and the proceeds were donated to the Kanya Kelavani Fund.

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PM to release 8th instalment of financial benefit under PM-KISAN on 14th May
May 13, 2021
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will release the 8th instalment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on 14th May at 11 AM via video conferencing. This will enable the transfer of more than Rs. 19,000 crores to more than 9.5 crores beneficiary farmer families. Prime Minister will also interact with farmer beneficiaries during the event. Union Agriculture Minister will also be present on the occasion.

About PM-KISAN

Under the PM-KISAN scheme, a financial benefit of Rs. 6000/- per year is provided to the eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal 4-monthly installments of Rs.2000/- each. The fund is transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. In this scheme, Samman Rashi of over Rs. 1.15 lakh crores has been transferred to farmer families so far.