PM Kisan Samman Nidhi status, new initiatives after one year: Take alook
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6:00 PM
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana has benefited a total of 8.45-crore farming-families in the country with an addition of more than 37-lakh families in the current-financial-year since the launch of the scheme in February 2019, latest government-data show. According to agri-census estimate, a total of 14-crore families need to be included under the ambit of the scheme, Union-Minister of Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar said.
$5 trillion economy too idealistic, says Niti Aayog official
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 5:58 PM
The government's target of achieving a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25 sounds "too idealistic", an Niti Aayog official said. The target has been so set to raise the bar of India's economic-performance, she said. "For now, the ambitious $5 trillion economy target is a statement of intent, which sounds too idealistic," said Bindu Dalmia, chairperson of the National Committee on Financial Inclusion Niti Aayog.