PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, PM Kisan Beneficiary Status List 2024, ₹2000 Installment Payment Date, e-KYC Process

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, PM Kisan Beneficiary Status List 2024, ₹2000 Installment Payment Date, e-KYC Process

Here’s what you need to know about the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana for 2024:

Beneficiary Status List 2024:

  • The official list of beneficiaries for the 16th installment (April-July 2024) has not yet been released.
  • The list is typically released in January, but the exact date for 2024 has not been announced yet.
  • You can check your beneficiary status once the list is released on the PM Kisan portal: https://pmkisan.gov.in/

₹2000 Kist Payment Date:

  • The 16th installment of ₹2000 is expected to be credited to eligible farmers’ bank accounts in February 2024.
  • The exact date will be announced closer to the time.

e-KYC Process:

  • e-KYC is mandatory for all PM Kisan beneficiaries to continue receiving benefits.
  • You can complete your e-KYC using two methods:
    • Aadhaar OTP-based: Enter your Aadhaar number and registered mobile number on the PM Kisan portal. You will receive an OTP on your mobile, which you need to enter to complete the e-KYC.
    • Biometric Authentication: Visit a CSC center with your Aadhaar card and have your fingerprints or iris scanned.

The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme has several key objectives aimed at supporting small and marginal farmers in India. Here are some of the most important ones:

1. Provide Income Support: This is the primary objective of the scheme, to offer financial assistance of ₹6,000 annually to eligible farmers and their families. This income helps them meet essential needs and improves their overall well-being.

2. Supplement Financial Needs for Agriculture: The scheme aims to help farmers cover various expenses related to agricultural inputs, such as seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides. By providing this financial support, the scheme hopes to enhance agricultural productivity and improve yield.

3. Boost Rural Consumption: By putting money directly into the hands of farmers, the scheme encourages them to spend on essential goods and services. This increased rural consumption leads to economic growth and improves the overall rural economy.

4. Supplement Efforts to Double Farmers’ Income: The Indian government aims to double farmers’ income by 2022. The PM Kisan scheme serves as a tool to achieve this goal by providing additional financial resources and improving their financial independence.

5. Address Rural Distress: Many small and marginal farmers face financial difficulties due to low income and unpredictable weather conditions. The PM Kisan scheme aims to alleviate this distress by providing a safety net and ensuring a minimum level of income.

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6. Encourage Land Ownership and Cultivation: By offering financial support to landowning farmers, the scheme incentivizes them to continue cultivating their land and participating in agriculture. This helps to preserve farmland and maintain agricultural production.

7. Promote Social Equity: The scheme focuses on small and marginal farmers, who often belong to economically disadvantaged communities. By providing them with financial assistance, the scheme promotes social equity and inclusivity in the agricultural sector.

Overall, the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme aims to:

  • Improve the well-being of small and marginal farmers by providing income support and addressing financial vulnerabilities.
  • Enhance agricultural productivity and boost the rural economy by supporting farmers in purchasing necessary inputs and increasing rural consumption.
  • Contribute to achieving the goal of doubling farmers’ income and promote social equity in the agricultural sector.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme is a central sector scheme that provides income support of ₹6,000 per year in three equal installments to all landholding farmer families across the country, subject to certain exclusion criteria. The scheme was launched on 24 February 2019 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme

Eligibility Criteria

  • The farmer must be an Indian citizen.
  • The farmer must hold at least 0.5 hectares of land (1 acre) for irrigated land and 1 hectare of land (2.47 acres) for unirrigated land.
  • The farmer’s family income must not exceed ₹2 lakh per annum.

Benefits

  • Each farmer family will receive ₹6,000 per year in three equal installments of ₹2,000 each.
  • The first installment is released in April, the second installment is released in August, and the third installment is released in December.

Payment

  • The payments are made directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
  • The beneficiaries must have a valid bank account and Aadhaar number to receive the payments.

Progress

As of 31 January 2024, over 12.5 crore farmer families have registered under the scheme. The total amount released under the scheme is over ₹1.3 lakh crore.

PM Kisan Nidhi Eligibility:

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana is a central government scheme that provides financial assistance to eligible farmers across India. The scheme was launched in February 2019 with the aim of providing income support to all landholding farmer families across the country.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Landholding: The farmer must own cultivable land as per land records of the respective state or UT. As of September 2023, the scheme covers all landholding farmers irrespective of the size of their land holdings.Land ownership document
  • Nationality: The farmer must be an Indian citizen.
  • Income Exclusion: The farmer family’s income must not exceed Rs. 2 lakh per annum from all sources.

Who is not eligible?

  • Institutional landholders are not eligible for the scheme.
  • Individuals who filed income tax in the previous Assessment Year (AY) or their family are not eligible.
  • Former or present office holders like Members of Parliament/Legislative Assemblies, Mayors of Municipal Corporations, etc. are not eligible.
  • Individuals engaged in professions like doctors, engineers, architects, etc. and their families are not eligible.

How to Apply:

Farmers can register for the PM Kisan scheme online or offline.

  • Online Registration: Visit the PM Kisan portal (https://pmkisan.gov.in/) and click on “New Registration”. Fill in the required details and submit the application form.
  • Offline Registration: Visit your nearest CSC center or the office of the Agriculture Department and fill in the application form.

Documents Required:

  • Aadhaar card
  • Land ownership documents
  • Bank account details

There are two main ways to check your PM Kisan status for 2024:

1. Online through the PM Kisan portal:

  • Visit the official PM Kisan portal: https://pmkisan.gov.in/https://pmkisan.gov.in/
  • Click on the “Know Your Status” option Know Your Status button on PM Kisan portal
  • Enter your Aadhaar number or registration number, captcha code, and click on “Get Data”.
  • Your PM Kisan status, including beneficiary status, payment details, and installment information, will be displayed on the screen.

2. Mobile app:

  • Download the PM Kisan mobile app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
  • Launch the app and log in using your registered mobile number and OTP.
  • You can view your PM Kisan status, including beneficiary details, payment history, and installment information, within the app.

Important notes:

  • The option to check your status for the 2024 applications might not be available yet as applications closed recently and processing takes time. The official website will announce when the status check is available.
  • Ensure you have your Aadhaar number or registration number handy before checking your status.
  • Keep your Aadhaar card and bank account details updated with the PM Kisan portal to ensure smooth receipt of benefits.

Application Deadlines: Applications for various categories of scholarships closed at different times throughout January 2024. However, the processing and verification of applications take time.

No Official Announcement: The official website hasn’t yet announced the specific date when you can check your 2024 beneficiary status.

Here’s what you can do to stay updated:

  1. Monitor the Official Website: Regularly check the PM Kisan portal: https://pmkisan.gov.in/https://pmkisan.gov.in/https://pmkisan.gov.in/https://pmkisan.gov.in/. Look for updates under the “Status” tab and any announcements on the homepage.
  2. Follow Official Channels: Stay informed through the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter) for announcements on when status checks are available.
  3. Contact Authorities: If you have specific questions regarding your application, reach out to the District Agriculture Officer in your district.

Possible Future Steps:

Based on previous years, here’s what might happen once the status becomes available:

  1. Visit the official website again.
  2. Go to the “Status” tab and select “Application Status”.
  3. Choose the appropriate option: New (Fresh) or Renewal.
  4. Select your course type and enter your registration number and other required details.
  5. Enter your password or verification code and captcha code.
  6. Submit the details to view your application status.

complete the e-KYC process for PM Kisan:

1. Online e-KYC through the PM Kisan portal:

Steps:

  1. Visit the PM Kisan official website: https://pmkisan.gov.in/
  2. Click on “Farmer Corner” and then select “e-KYC“.
  3. Enter your Aadhaar number and click on “Get OTP“.
  4. Enter the received OTP and submit.
  5. You will be redirected to an authentication page. Choose your preferred method (Aadhaar OTP, Biometric authentication at CSC center, etc.) and follow the instructions.
  6. Once successfully authenticated, your e-KYC will be completed.

2. Offline e-KYC through CSC centers:

Steps:

  1. Visit your nearest CSC (Common Service Center) center.
  2. Inform the CSC operator that you want to complete e-KYC for PM Kisan.
  3. Provide your Aadhaar number and other required documents (land details, etc.).
  4. The CSC operator will initiate the biometric authentication process.
  5. After successful authentication, your e-KYC will be completed.

Important points to remember:

  • You must have a registered mobile number linked to your Aadhaar card for online e-KYC.
  • Carry your original Aadhaar card and land ownership documents to the CSC center for offline e-KYC.
  • The last date for e-KYC for PM Kisan was extended to July 31, 2024. However, it’s advisable to complete it as soon as possible to avoid any delays in receiving benefits.

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Updated: February 23, 2024 — 10:55 am
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