Central Government on Friday announced Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana. Under this scheme, farmers will receive a pension of Rs 3000 per month. There will be a provision of benefits to farmer's wife in an event of the farmer's death. The government made the announcement of this scheme after very first Cabinet meeting of the new government on Friday. Bharatiya Janata Partry (BJP) had promised such a scheme in its election manifesto.