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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Current context: PM Modi had made a nation-wide launch of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana on 12th September at Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana
  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana is an age-old pension scheme for all small and marginal farmers between the age group of 18 to 40 years.
  • Under the scheme, the farmers would receive a monthly pension of Rs 3000, once they attain the age of 60 years.
  • The government has made an outlay of Rs 10,774 crore for the scheme for the next 3 years.
  • It is a voluntary and contributory scheme, in which farmers will make a monthly contribution of Rs.55 to Rs.200, depending on their age of entry, till they attain the age of 60 years.
  • PM Modi also inaugurated Jharkhand’s new Vidhan Sabha Building and lay the foundation stone for the New Secretariat Building at Ranchi.

Question: 

Q.1 Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana, the farmer would receive a monthly pension of Rs_____ after attaining 60 years age?
a. 2000
b. 3000
c. 4000
d. 5000
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