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PMKY Scheme defunct in Kupwara


KNS

 Kupwara, Jan 23 (KNS):   Residents of various villages of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district today complained that they have not received any benefit of centrally sponsored scheme Pradhan Mantri Kissan Youjna (PMKY).

 
According to residents of Gundchubutra, Mangwalpora, Muqam, Mushnar, Batagund  and adjoining villages they have not received a single penny  of the scheme  in two years.
 
The aggrieved residents said they had registered themselves according to the provisions of the scheme. According to the scheme, the farmers were entitled of Rs 6000 per annum..
 
They also said they have visited the concerned office several times but they only hear hollow assurances.
 
 An official of the horticulture department told KNS that the Scheme got halted due to internet services shutdown in Kashmir valley.
 
when KNS contacted ADC Handwara Nazir Ahmad, he said  “those who have not received the benefit amount should visit my office  and will look into it,” he said.(KNS).