PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana: How to become a beneficiary

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PM-Kisan Scheme
All marginal farmers are supported under this scheme launched by the Narendra Modi-led govt. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM Kisan) is a scheme launched by the Government of India in 2018 by Narendra Modi-led government to provide financial support to all marginal farmers by providing them Rs 6,000 per year. It aims to accompany all the eligible farmer families to fight against poverty. It gives them a total amount of Rs 6,000 in three installments of Rs 2,000 every four months. The specified amount is directly transferred to the farmer’s bank account.

Eligibility criteria for PM Kisan Yojana

Small marginal farmer families
Farmers of urban as well as rural areas
Farmers with cultivable land holdings in their respective names

The following are not eligible for PM Kisan Yojana

Any Institutional landholders
Any present / retired officers and employees of state or central government as well as PSUs and any government autonomous bodies
Subscribers with higher economic status are not eligible
All those who are eligible to pay income tax
Any farmer families holding some constitutional posts
Professionals including doctors, engineers, and lawyers
Retired pensioners receiving a monthly pension of Rs 10,000 or over

How to enroll for PM Kisan Yojana

Farmers who are eligible to avail the benefits of this scheme must approach the local revenue officer (or a patwari) or a nodal officer who is nominated by the State government.

The farmers who are eligible may even contact the Common Service Centres (CSCs) to do the registration under the PM Kisan Yojana scheme upon payment.

Self-registration for PM Kisan Yojana

Apart from approaching any officer, self-registration can be done through the Farmers’ Corner.
Visit the official website of PM Kisan Yojana. You may go to the website here.
Click on the “Farmers’ Corner” tab on the homepage.
Farmers can self-register themselves through this section by entering basic details like name, address, date of birth, Aadhar card number, and upload other documents required.

How to check your current status

You can also check the status of your current installment status through the same website. You may go to the website here
Tap on “Beneficiary Status” on the right side of the webpage
Now a page appears showing three options: namely Aadhar card, Account Number, and Mobile Number
You may select any of the above following options and fill in the respective details
Next, appears a page presenting a drop-down menu. Finally, tap on the “Get Data” tab from the drop-down menu.
You will get all the information about your Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM Kisan) scheme. You will get all the information that you have been looking for.

How to check beneficiary list for PM Kishan scheme

Another additional factor is that you can even check the beneficiary list. You can see whether your name has been enrolled for the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM Kisan) or not.
Go to the “Farmers’ Corner” tab on the website. You may go to the website here.
Then, click on the beneficiary list.
After which, select your state, district, sub-district, block, and name of the village
Finally, tap on the “Get Report” tab and check whether your name belongs to the list for the PM Kishan scheme or not.

Documents required to enroll for PM Kisan Yojana

A valid Aadhar card is a must
Citizenship Certificate
Bank Details
Landholding Papers
Address Proof
Passport Size Photograph

If you are having any doubts or facing any issues related to this scheme, you may contact the toll-free numbers provided by the department.

Toll-Free Number: 1800-1155-266
PM Kisan Helpline Number: 011-24300606 or 155261.

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