26 March 2020 – Provided early payments under support scheme for farmers

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of India will front-load the first instalment of Rs 2,000 due in 2020-21 to farmers under existing PM Kisan Yojana, which is a minimum income support scheme for farmers.

The first payment will now be paid in the first week of April 2020.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1608345