Prime Minister will mark the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana to electronically transfer the first instalment of Rs 2,000 to selected farmers.
Besides, Prime Minister will also distribute certificates to select farmers under PM-KISAN scheme. PM-KISAN was announced in the interim Budget 2019-20 on February 1, 2019.
People in Gorakhpur are extremely excited over PM MODI's visit to the region.
Beside PM-KISAN scheme, PM will also lay foundation stone/ dedicate to nation, various development projects in Gorakhpur.
Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Kandla-Gorakhpur LPG pipeline and also lay foundation stone of Gorakhpur-Azamgarh link expressway. These projects are expected to immensely benefit the people of Uttar Pradesh.
Prime Minister Modi in a tweet said that he will launch Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi from Gorakhpur on Sunday.
He said that this is a scheme that will give wings to the aspirations of crores of hardworking farmers of India who feed our nation.
He said, launch of this scheme demonstrate the NDA's unwavering commitment to farmer welfare and Speedy decision making- a scheme announced on 1st February has become a reality in such a short span.