Modi signs first file, authorizes release of Kisan Nidhi funds

Megha Jain

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the release of the 17th tranche of PM Kisan Nidhi funds on his first day in office on Monday. This move is projected to benefit approximately 9.3 crore farmers and distribute around ₹20,000 crore. PM Modi assumed office for a third consecutive term at 11:30am in his South Block office in Delhi after taking the oath as PM on Sunday.