Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches farmer pension scheme in poll bound state of Jharkhand

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana from poll-bound Jharkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi that every farmer will get Rs 3,000 per month after attaining the age of 60. He launched the Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyaparik Mandhan Yojana and Swarojgar pension schemes and inaugurated the new building of the Jharkhand Assembly and a multi-modal terminal at Sahibganj.

The multi-modal terminal was built by Inland Waterways Authority of India on River Ganga at Sahibganj. Agriculturalists between 18 and 40 years of age can register themselves under the scheme. They will get Rs 3,000 pension per month after reaching 60 years of age.

A total of 1,16,183 farmers in Jharkhand have registered themselves under the scheme so far. Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyaparik Mandhan Yojana’ and ‘Swarojgar’ pension schemes, beneficiaries between 18 and 40 years will get Rs 3,000 per month after completing 60 years of age.

The Prime minister will lay the foundation stones online for 462 Eklavya Model Schools across the country, of which 69 will be established in 13 of Jharkhand’s 24 districts. He will also lay the foundation stone for a new building of Jharkhand Secretariat.

The monthly pension under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana is being introduced as social security to farmers. The agriculturalists between 18 and 40 years of age can register themselves under the scheme. They will get Rs 3,000 pension per month after reaching 60 years of age.

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