Srinagar, Aug 09: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday launched one lakh crore rupees Agriculture Infrastructure Fund under PM- Kisan scheme.
According to news agency Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS), speaking on the occasion, PM Modi said this will make farmers self-sufficient. “This will also provide a debt financing facility to farmers. For post-harvest management infrastructure and community farming assets, the fund will act as a catalyst,” the PM said.
Prime minister said it will create storage facilities in rural areas and more jobs will be created. “Earlier, the Prime Minister released the sixth instalment of the PM-Kisan Yojana fund of 17000 crore rupees to support farmers. Modi also interacted with kisans of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka.