[Watch] PM Narendra Modi interacts with Odisha farmer

Nuapada: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with Naveen Thakur, a farmer of Jenjara village under Sadar block of Odisha’s Nuapada district, through video conferencing as he released the next instalment of financial benefit under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi.

Thakur apprised the PM as to how he was benefited from the scheme and utilised the money for buying fertilisers, seeds, and insecticides.

On being asked by Modi about the Kisan Credit Card (KCC), Thakur informed the PM that he has availed a loan of Rs 27,000 through the card at an interest rate of mere 4%. Thakur earlier used to take loan from private money lenders at a hefty rate of interest of 20%, he said.

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