Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi was launched on 1 February 2019 by the Government of India. It was announced by Cabinet Minister Piyush Goyal during the 2019 Interim Union Budget of India. Main objective was to provide financial aid to farmers. Under this scheme, the government offers small and marginal farmers with up to 2 hectares of cultivable land an annual financial aid of Rs 6,000.
- 1 TABLE OF CONTENT
- 2 OVERVIEW OF PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
- 3 WHAT IS PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI?
- 4 HOW TO APPLY FOR PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI?
- 5 CONTACT DETAILS FOR PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
- 6 FEATURE AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
- 7 BENEFITS OF PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
- 8 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
- 9 FAQ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- 10 OTHER INITIATIVE SCHEME
TABLE OF CONTENT
• Basic details
• How to apply
• Contact details
• Feature and implementation
• Eligibility criteria
• Other initiative related scheme
OVERVIEW OF PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
|Name||PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI|
|Also known as||PM-KISAN Yojana|
|Launched on||1 February 2019|
|Launched by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Ministry||Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare|
WHAT IS PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI?
The PM-KISAN Yojana was launched to increase the income of small and marginal farmers.Nodal ministry for this scheme is Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
This scheme will promote the income support of eligible farmers and their families. The PM-KISAN scheme also aims to supplement the financial needs of the farmers in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields, commensurate with the anticipated farm income.
HOW TO APPLY FOR PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI?
Click on the following link :-
To apply offline:-
Visit the nearest common service centres (CSCs).
CONTACT DETAILS FOR PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
Contact on these toll free number:-
155261 / 011-24300606
Other contact details are mentioned in following links:-
FEATURE AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
BENEFITS OF PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
• Amount is directly transferred to accounts.
• This scheme eases liquidity constraints of farmers.
• The PM-KISAN yojana is a big step towards the Government’s initiatives of modernisation of agriculture.
• There is no discrimination in choosing the PM-KISAN beneficiaries.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI
Small and marginal farmers are eligible for the PM- KISAN YOJANA. If farmers follow following conditions they are not eligible for PM-KISAN YOJANA:-
• Any institutional land-holders.
• The farmer as well as any member of the family belonging to the following categories:
Former and present holders of constitutional posts, Former and present Ministers/ State Ministers, Former or present members of LokSabha/ RajyaSabha/ State Legislative Assemblies/ State Legislative Councils
• Former and present Mayors of Municipal Corporations
• Former and present Chairpersons of District Panchayats.
• Any serving or retired officers as well as employees under the Central/ State Government Ministries /Offices/Departments.
All retired pensioners who get a monthly pension of Rs.10,000/-or more and belong to the above category.
• Any individual who paid their income tax in the last assessment year is not eligible under this scheme.
• Professionals like Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, and Architects registered with Professional bodies and carried out their profession by undertaking practices.