PM KISAN Yojana: MANDATORY! List of documents farmers must submit to AVAIL instalment benefits under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme. Check all details here
About Rs 19,000 crore have been transferred directly to the bank accounts of farmers, and it is directly benefitting around 10 crore farmers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) scheme with a view to supplementing the earnings of small and medium categories farmers. This scheme coupled with the Digital India initiative has made it possible to reach the PM KISAN benefits to 12 crore farmers in the country.
The Government launched the Central Sector Scheme, PM-KISAN, to provide financial assistance of up to Rs 6,000 annually to small and marginalised farmers across the country.
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The financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year is to be released to the eligible farmers in three installments of Rs 2,000 each every 4-month / trimester, i.e. April-July, August-November, and December-March.
The Scheme is being implemented through an Aadhaar linked electronic database containing details of all members of the families of the farmers whose names appear in the land records
The PM KISAN Yojana benefits 12 crore farmers across of the country. The PM KISAN Yojana provides financial assistance to farmers irrespective of the size of their landholdings. The scheme provides minimum income support up to Rs 6,000 to farmers across the country. The amount is directly transferred to the bank account of the farmers.
Mandatory Documents farmers should submit to get PM Kisan benefits
The following information/ documents are required to be furnished by the farmers for enrollment under PM-KISAN Scheme
1) Name, Age, Gender and Category (SC/ST)
2) Aadhaar Number (except in case of farmers in the States of Assam, Meghalaya and J&K (now UTs of J&K and Ladakh), where Aadhaar number has not been issued to most of the citizens, and therefore these states have been exempted from the requirement till 31st March 2020. ln these States / UTs, Aadhaar number shall be collected for those beneficiaries where it is available and for others alternate prescribed documents can be collected for identity verification purposes by the States/UT Governments, like Aadhaar Enrollment Number and / or any other prescribed documents for purposes of the identification such as Driving Licence, Voters' lD Card, NREGA Job Card, or any other identification documents issued by Central/State/UT Governments or their authoritres, etc.
3) Bank Account Number and IFSC Code.
4) Mobile number, though it is not mandatory but it is advised that when available it may be provided so that the information related to transfer of benefit can be communicated.
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