Tue. Jul 16th, 2024
Good News Punjab Government Launches Kisan Card in 2024 for Farmers

Kissan Cards are distributed to farmers who benefit from different government programs. It aims to integrate recipient information to implement these interventions transparently and efficiently. PITB has created a digital platform and has given all district administration users login credentials to submit information on farmers in their jurisdictions. The system includes demographics, contact information, crop and landholding patterns, livestock, irrigation systems, and automation.

Goals of Kisan Card

The objectives listed for this initiative include:

  • To deliver subsidies to farmers transparently and effectively.
  • To improve productivity or production.
  • To boost farmers’ revenue.

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Program outcomes

This strategy produces the following outcomes:

  • During FY 2021-22, 970,882 farmers received a subsidy of over Rs. 10.865 billion for DAP fertilizer via the CNIC-based e-voucher system and Kissan Cards, while 207,313 farmers received Rs. 219 million for other phosphate fertilizers such as SSP, NP, and NPCs. For potash fertilizers (SOP and MOP), Rs. 441 million has been paid to 94,452 farmers
  • Efforts are being made to increase the number of Kisan Cards and to convert the system completely into Kisan Card.
  • So far, there have been 848,105 registrations growing daily under Kissan Cards.
  • Currently, 2,200 HBL Konnect devices are used in Punjab for retailer-initiated transactions.
  • Kissan Card is doing a national campaign with fresh energy, including TV, newspapers, TV talks, and road shows. 

Goals of Kisan CardDeliver subsidies transparently and effectively.
Improve productivity and production.
Boost farmers’ revenue.

Conclusion

The Maryam Nawaz Kisan Card Scheme heralds a new age of wealth and assistance for Punjab’s farmers. With its extensive support measures and targeted activities, the program has the potential to transform the agricultural environment, opening the path for increased productivity, wealth, and well-being for farmers throughout the area.

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FAQ’s

What is the basic concept of the Kisan card?

Kissan Cards are distributed to farmers who benefit from different government programs. It aims to integrate recipient information to implement these interventions transparently and efficiently.

What is the goal of the Kisan Card?

To deliver subsidies to farmers transparently and effectively.

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