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Award to top-performing States & Districts under the PM-KISAN Scheme

Union Minister awarded the top-performing States and Districts under the PM-KISAN Scheme.

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development, Panchayat Raj and Food Processing Industries, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar awarded the top performing States and Districts for their exemplary work with respect to the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme.

The Union Minister distributed the awards during an event on 24 February 2021 in New Delhi, organized to celebrate the 2nd-year completion of the PM-KISAN scheme.

Awards to States/ UTs:

Category- Other States

Parameter: Highest % of Aadhar authenticated beneficiaries – Karnataka

Parameter: Good Performance in Physical verification and Grievance Redressal – Maharashtra

Parameter: Fastest Take off – Uttar Pradesh

Category- NE States & Hilly Terrain

Parameter: Highest % of Aadhar authenticated beneficiaries – Arunachal Pradesh

Parameter: Good Performance in Physical verification and Grievance Redressal – Himachal Pradesh

Awards to Districts:

Parameter: Aadhar Authenticated and Farmers Paid (Weighted Average)

Category- Other States

  1. Rupnagar (Punjab)
  2. Kurukshetra (Haryana)
  3. Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)

Category- North East/Hilly Areas

  1. Lahaul & Spiti (Himachal Pradesh)
  2. Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand)
Parameter: Grievance Redressal

Category- Other States

  1. Pune (Maharashtra)
  2. Dohad (Gujarat)
  3. SPSR Nellore (Andhra Pradesh)

Category- North East/Hilly Areas

  1. Nainital (Uttarakhand)
  2. Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh)
Parameter: Physical Verification

Category – Other States

  1. Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)
  2. Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh)
  3. Aurangabad (Bihar)

Category-North East/Hilly Areas

  1. Kangra (Himachal Pradesh)
  2. Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

About PM-KISAN:

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme was launched on 24th February, 2019.

PM-KISAN was launched with a view to providing income support to all landholding Small and Marginal farmers’ families across the country, to enable them to take care of expenses related to agriculture and allied activities as well as domestic needs.

Source: PIB

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