Around Rs 19,000 crore deposited directly in banks of farmers: PM Modi

New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 14 said around Rs 19,000 crore have directly been transferred to the banks of farmers which will benefit10 crore farmers. “On this auspicious day of Akshaya Tritya, around Rs 19,000 crore have directly been transferred to the banks of farmers. It would benefit close to 10 crore farmers. For the first time, farmers from West Bengal will be benefitted from this scheme,” said the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 8th installment of financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing on May 14.