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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Official website at www.pmkisan.gov.in, beneficiary identification, cash transfer process, funding, objective explained

Feb 24, 2019, 15:48 PM IST
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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh today. PM Modi launched the scheme at the Fertilizer Corporation of India ground in Gorakhpur. The Prime Minister marked the launch of the PM-KISAN scheme, through the press of a button, to electronically transfer the first instalment of Rs 2,000 to selected farmers. PM also distributed certificates to select farmers under PM-KISAN scheme. PM KISAN scheme aims to transform the lives of small and marginal farmers in India, by providing them assured monetary support in three instalments every year. Here is all you need to know about the ambitious scheme:
 

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi official website: www.pmkisan.gov.in

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi official website: www.pmkisan.gov.in

You can check official details of the scheme at www.pmkisan.gov.in

(Photo: YouTube)

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi announcement

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi announcement

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) was announced in the interim Budget 2019-20 on February 1, 2019. (Photo: YouTube)

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi benefits

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi benefits


Under the Scheme, Rs 6,000 will be given per year to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding/ownership of upto 2 hectares. The amount will be given in three installments of Rs.2000 each. (Photo: YouTube)
 

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Direct cash transfer

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Direct cash transfer

The amount will be transferred directly to the bank account of beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer. DBT will ensure transparency in the entire process and will save time for the farmers. The scheme, implemented through DBT, will transfer the amount directly to the bank account of the beneficiary, thereby eliminating middlemen and corruption. (Photo: YouTube)

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Why the scheme was introduced

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Why the scheme was introduced

The Scheme was introduced to augment the income of the Small and Marginal Farmers (SMFs). It is estimated to benefit more than 12 crore small and marginal farmers. (Photo: YouTube)

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Objective

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Objective

The PM-KISAN scheme aims to supplement the financial needs of the SMFs in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields, commensurate with the anticipated farm income at the end of the each crop cycle. This would also protect them from falling in the clutches of moneylenders for meeting such expenses and ensure their continuance in the farming activities. (Photo: YouTube)

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Funding

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Funding

PM KISAN is a Central Sector scheme with 100% funding from Government of India. The Scheme becomes effective from1.12.2018 for transfer of benefit to eligible beneficiaries. (Photo: YouTube)

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Identification of beneficiaries

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Identification of beneficiaries

State Government and UT Administration will identify the farmer families which are eligible for support as per scheme guidelines. (Photo: YouTube)

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