New Delhi: Because the farmers’ agitation entered its 30th day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated the federal government is open to carry discussions with the farmers and opposition political events to iron out the confusion over the newly handed farm legal guidelines.
Defending the farm legal guidelines, the Prime Minister stated some individuals are deceptive the farmers. “We are ready to discuss all the issues with the farmers and also the political parties which are against the farm laws, but the discussion will be on issues related to the laws,” Modi stated.
Modi stated this after transferring greater than Rs 18,000 crore to over 9 crore beneficiary farmer households as a part of the seventh instalment of the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme — a direct switch scheme for the farmers — even because the farmers continued to carry fort towards his authorities over the contentious farm legal guidelines.
Whereas defending the farm legal guidelines, the PM stated they’re for the advantage of the farmers and no one can snatch farmers’ lands.
“I am satisfied that now there are no middlemen and the farmers are getting money directly and till now, Rs 1,10,000 crore has been deposited without any cut and commission. This is good governance,” the Prime Minister stated.
He additionally focused some political events for latching on to the farmers’ protests, and stated: “They’re attempting to disturb the financial system of the nation and in addition giving nightmares to the folks of Delhi.
“If APMC is good then why it’s not in Kerala? The online Mandis have done a business of Rs 1 lakh crore,” he stated.
Modi stated the federal government has tried to lower the enter price of the farmers by numerous means.
“The government is promoting micro irrigation, per drop more crop,” he stated, including that the federal government is constructing infrastructure and storage close to the villages.
The Prime Minister additionally had a interplay with the farmers from six completely different states together with Odisha in the course of the occasion.
The farmers shared their experiences with the PM-KISAN scheme and in addition on numerous different initiatives taken by the federal government for the welfare of the farmers.
The farmer from Odisha’s Nuapada Nabin Thakur expressed his happiness on how the centrally sponsored PM-KISAN and Kisan Credit score Card schemes have helped his life.
Thakur stated, “I have been given Rs 10,000 under PM-KISAN yojana so far. I have spent the sum on purchasing fertilizers, seeds and pesticides.”
(With IANS Inputs)