Direct cash transfer through DBT Farmers: First instalment of Rs 2,000 of PM Kisan will be given in first week of April. 8.69 cr farmers will get immediate benefit out of it. MNREGA: Increase in wage rate from Rs 182 to Rs 202.Old age/widows: An additional ex-gratia amount of Rs 1,000 for next three months available in two instalments. It will benefit 3 crore widows and senior citizens. Women Jan Dhan account holders: Ex gratia of Rs 500 per month for next three months. This will benefit 20 crore women. Women Ujjawala sheme beneficiaries: For three months, free cylinders. Will benefit 8.3 crore BPL families.]]>