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First Modi 2.0 Cabinet extends PM Kisan scheme to more farmers, launches pension cover for farmers

Updated : May 31, 2019 09:41 PM IST

The revised PM Kisan scheme envisages to cover 2 crore more farmers with an estimated expenditure of Rs 87,217.50 crore in 2019-20.
The Union Cabinet also approved a proposal to provide pension cover to crores of farmers.
The decision is expected to address the farm sector distress that has gripped the rural economy for some time now.
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