Hyderabad: In a relief to the farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Kisan Maan Dhan Yojna on September 12 in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

This scheme will provide farmers with a minimum pension of Rs. 3,000 per month. The project, however, applies to farmers who have attained 60 years of age.

With an outlay of Rs. 10,774 crore for the next three years, the Kisan Maan Dhan Yojna will help secure the lives of as many as five crore small and marginal farmers in India.

Apart from this, small and marginal farmers between 18 to 40 years of age can also apply for this scheme. The monthly contribution of the farmers can be made via the instalments of PM-KISAN or through CSCs.

Besides launching this scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also inaugurate 400 Eklavya Model Residential Schools on occasion. The aim of initiating these schools is to provide quality education to ST students in tribal-dominated areas.

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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