Fulfilling a major poll promise, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday launched the ”YSR Rythu Bharosa scheme-PM Kisan” scheme, under which each farmer will get Rs. 13,500 as input assistance every year.
The Chief Minister launched the flagship scheme at Kakutur in Nellore district by handing over cheques to beneficiaries.
The scheme is expected to benefit 54 lakh farmers including landless tenant farmers across the state. The amount will be deposited in the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.