Saturday, October 8, 2022

Awareness, registration programme on ‘PM Kisan Samman Nidhi’


An awareness-cum-registration of Central Sector Scheme, “PM Kisan Samman Nidhi”, was jointly organised by officials of SBI, LBO office and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Mokokchung, at Changtongya (old) community hall, September 7, for Yaongyimsen Changtongya, Akhoya and Unger village.
Delivering the keynote address, SDO (C) Changtongya Ronheu Peseyie said Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme was introduced by the centre to provide monetary assistance to struggling Indian farmers.
He added that the (new) PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme has been modified to loan assistance towards fishery and animal husbandry.
In a brief speech, DDM NABARD, Mokokchung, S. Amarjit Mangang informed that the KCC loan was eligible for all farmers and for pensioners below Rs. 10,000 per month and that the repayment process was five years at the rate of 7% per annum.
He also added that fisheries and animal husbandry loanees would be provided only the “working capital requirements.”
The registration process was initiated by chief manager (LDM) SBI, LBO office, Mokokchung, Hatneikim Gangte Imsong.