The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-Kisan Yojana) came into effect from December 1, 2018. The PM-KISAN scheme is funded by the centre; ₹ 75,000 crore per year is set aside for it.
Under the scheme, farmers who own not more than two hectares of cultivable land are entitled to a yearly grant of ₹ 6,000. Under the PM Kisan Scheme, an amount of Rs 6000 per year is released in three 4-monthly instalments of Rs 2000 each directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
PM-Kisan Yojana is a government scheme for all small and marginal farmers who own not more than two hectares of cultivable land are entitled to a yearly grant of ₹ 6,000.
Under the PM-KISAN scheme, all landholding farmers’ families shall be provided the financial benefit of Rs. 6000 per annum per family payable in three equal installments of Rs. 2000 each, every four months.
Under the PM-Kisan Yojana definition of the family for the scheme is husband, wife, and minor children. State Government and UT administration will identify the farmer families which are eligible for support as per scheme guidelines. The fund will be directly transferred to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
On December 25, 2020 disbursals are 7th instalment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, Prime Minister will enable the transfer of more than Rs 18,000 crores to more than 9 crores beneficiary farmer families
Who is eligible for the PM Kisan Yojana?
Landholding farmers who own not more than two hectares of cultivable land names can apply under this scheme
Farmers from both the urban and rural areas
Small and marginal farmers families
Who is not eligible for the PM Kisan Yojana?
The following categories of beneficiaries of higher economic status shall not be eligible for benefit under the scheme.
All Institutional Landholders.
Farmer families that belong to one or more of the following categories:
Former and present holders of constitutional posts
Former and present Ministers/ State Ministers and former/present Members of Lok Sabha/ Rajya Sabha/ State Legislative Assemblies/ State Legislative Councils, former and present Mayors of Municipal Corporations, former and present Chairpersons of District Panchayats.
All serving or retired officers and employees of Central/ State Government Ministries /Offices/Departments and its field units Central or State PSEs and Attached offices /Autonomous Institutions under Government as well as regular employees of the Local Bodies. (Excluding Multi-Tasking Staff /Class IV/Group D employees)
All superannuated/retired pensioners whose monthly pension is Rs.10,000/-or more. (Excluding Multi-Tasking Staff / Class IV/Group D employees) of the above category
All Persons who paid Income Tax in the last assessment year
Professionals like Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, and Architects registered with Professional bodies and carrying out the profession by undertaking practices.
How to Apply for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana:
Following way you can register for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi using an online portal, or visiting CSC or approach the local revenue officer.
Farmers have to approach the local revenue officer (patwari) or a nodal officer (nominated by the state government)
Farmers can also visit their nearest Common Service Centres (CSCs) have also been authorized to do the registration of the farmers for the Scheme upon payment of fees
In order to avail the scheme, farmers are required to register on the web portal, www.pmkisan.gov, by uploading documents that prove their eligibility. The data of beneficiaries uploaded by them undergoes a multi-level verification, including that by banks.
Aadhaar card has been made mandatory to register under the PM Kisan Yojana. In addition, you will need citizenship certificate, landowner’s documents, and Jan Dhan bank account details for this registration.
Bank Account Number and the Mobile Number of the beneficiaries.
Helpline numbers for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
PM Kisan Toll-Free Number: 18001155266
PM Kisan Helpline Number: 155261
PM Kisan Landline Numbers: 011—23381092, 23382401
PM Kisan’s New Helpline: 011-24300606
PM Kisan has another helpline: 0120-6025109
Email ID: pmkisan- [email protected]