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The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna which is often termed as PM Kisan Yojna is a scheme operated by the government through which small and borderline farmers will get monetary support of Rs 6,000 per year. The 75,000 crore initiative of the government is expected to help 125 million farmers irrespective of their land size in India.

CSC centers in India are responsible for the registration of the farmers under the scheme. Eligible farmers who wish to get themselves registered can visit their nearby CSC center for enrollment along with required documents. In the year 2020 government if India has made certain revisions and changes in the eligibility criteria under the scheme. So from the year 2020, all the revised criteria are to be followed.

Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna, all the farmers are provided with income support of Rs 6000 every year across the nation. The financial aid is received in three installments of Rs 2,000 each after every four months. The amount of Rs 2,000 is directly credited to the farmer’s account or the farmer’s family account.

During the lockdown period in 2020, the government of India distributed around Rs1 lakh crore to the farmers registered under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana.

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When was the PM Kisan Nidhi scheme was launched and came into effect?

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna came into effect from the year 2018. The scheme was launched by PM Narendra Modi and came into effect from 1st. December 2018. PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme comes under the initiative taken by the central government of India. During the lockdown period, PM Narendra Modi announced the distribution of Rs 1 lakh crore to the farmers who have registered under the PM Kisan Nidhi Yojana scheme so that no farmer suffers due to lockdown.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna Application

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sammam Nidhi Yojna of Government is one of the recently released welfare schemes for farmers in India. The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme was launched in the year 2019 and so far it has benefited a large number of farmers from different parts of India. As per the scheme, the registered farmers under the scheme will be eligible to Rs 6,000 per year in various installments from the Indian government. With the regeneration received under the scheme, farmers can buy types of equipment and tools used for farming and associated activities. The registration process usually ends by February.

The scheme is more like a welfare scheme launched by PM Narendra Modi for Indian farmers. The scheme was initially launched in 2019 and since then a large number of farmers from different parts of India have registered themselves under the scheme. As per this scheme, all the registered farmers will be entitled to a sum of Rs 6,000 every year in various installments by the PM Kisan gov of India. The farmers can utilize this amount in purchasing equipment and tools for farming and other related activities. The farmers can apply until February for this scheme.

How to apply for PM Kisan Yojna?

Framers who fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria can only register for the scheme through online mode. For doing the registration process they can do on their own by visiting the website of the PM Kisan web portal. However, they can also do so by visiting the nearby CICs and mailing the payment for the requisite fee.

Farmers can register themselves for the PM Kisan scheme by following the below-mentioned steps and application procedure:

  • First, visit the official website of PM Kisan Yojna which is
  • Check out farmers’ corners on the site and click on it.
  • Select the option of saying new farmer registration from the dropdown list on the page.
  • Enter your Aadhaar card number and security text in the required column and press the tab showing click here to continue.
  • Now the registration form will appear on the screen.
  • Now the candidates are required to dill in all the requisite detail of themselves in the respective columns and fields. After filling the requisite details, farmers are required to click on the Save button to proceed further.
  • Finally, your registration for PM Kisan Yojna will be complete.

As soon as the final registration gets complete, farmer candidates will receive a confirmation message on the mobile number they have registered with.

Eligibility Criteria for PM Kisan Yojna

The government of India on 1st June 2019 made few significant changes in the PM Kisan Yojna scheme. The major changes were made in the eligibility criteria and requirements of the PM Kisan scheme. Accordingly, farmers who are willing to apply for the PM Kisan Yojna scheme are advised to go through the amended eligibility criteria before applying.

Below you can find all the details regarding amended eligibility criteria of the scheme. The applicants willing to apply to the PM Kisan gov scheme must take a look:

-Farmers who have a landholding that could be cultivated registered in their name can apply for the scheme. There is no limit for the farmers to have cultivated and of 2 hectares. However, the foundations of the scheme have now been extended.

-Before the small and medium farmers were also eligible for seeking the benefit of the PM Kisan scheme after the release of revised eligibility criteria will nig get any benefit.

-All the farmers from rural and urban areas are eligible to apply for the PM Kisan scheme.

-Farmers who hold higher economic status are not eligible to apply for the scheme. The PM Kisan gov has therefore issued a list of all the beneficiaries who are not eligible for this scheme.

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Who are eligible for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna?

Farmers who hold a cultivable land in their name or their family’s name are eligible to apply for this scheme.

Framers living in urban and rural areas can apply for the PM Kisan Nidhi.

Small and middle-class framer families can register for this scheme.

Who is not eligible to apply for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna

  • Institutional landlords/landholders
  • Retired or presently working employees of state or central government including PSIs and all other government autonomous bodies.
  • Candidates having higher or good economic status are not eligible to apply for the scheme.
  • Farmers who pay income tax are not eligible.
  • A farmer or their families who are holding constitutional posts
  • Professional persons like engineers, doctors, and lawyers.
  • Persons who have retired and are receiving a pension of Rs 10,000 or more.

Documents Required for Registration for PM Kisan Yojna

Farmers who wish to apply for this scheme must keep all the documents and details ready with them. If they are applying for the scheme through CSC center they must ensure that take away all the required documents with them.

The list of all the details to be entered in the form and important documents required are mentioned below:

Name of the farmer, Gender, Age, and Category (Sc/ST)

Aadhar Card/Aadhaar Number (excluding the farmers from the state of Meghalaya, Assam, and UTs of Jammu & Kashmir and Laddakh). Farmers who belong to the above-mentioned states can apply through their voter cards, NREGA job card, driving license, or any other identity card/ document issued by state/UT/central government or any such competent authority for the sole purpose of identification and verification.

To submit the details of the bank account, and IFSC code farmers are required to bring their bank passbook.

Providing a nickel number is not mandatory but farmers are advised to provide it to stay updated with every information or detail related to PM yojana scheme. These messages include changes and revisions are informed through mobile messages.

Farmers are required to have their landholding documents, citizenship certificates, Aadhar card, and bank account details to apply for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi.

How to Check and Review the Beneficiary list of PM Kisan Yojna?

Once the registration is done the candidates can check out the beneficiary list simply by following the below-mentioned steps:

Visit PM Kisan Nidhi Yojana or PM Kisan Portal on the web.

Check out the Farmer’s corner tab on the available on the homepage and then click on option showing beneficiary list.

Enter all the required information and click on the tab showing “get data”.

As soon as you click on the get data tab, the beneficiary status and data of the farmer will come up on the screen.

Any farmer who wishes to register himself under the scheme can either approach revenue officer / local patwari / nodal officer appointed by their state government or can apply online. However, the CSC’s are also authorized to register the farmers under the fruits PM Kisan yojana on payment of requisite fees. A farmer can also register himself online by visiting the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi or PM Kisan Portal and registering under the farmers’ corner.

Overview of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana 

Name of the scheme launched by Central government PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
Department under which scheme falls Department of Cooperation, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Concerned Ministry under which scheme falls Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India
Type of scheme of PM Kisan Yojana Central Sector Scheme
The scheme is effective from 1st December 2018
Date of launch of the scheme 24th February 2019
Modification of Scheme 1st June 2019
The scheme is launched by PM Narendra Modi
Year of launch 2019
The beneficiary under the scheme Cultivating Landholding Farmer
Fund allotted under the scheme Rs.6000/- per year
Total installments provided as per the scheme Three equal installments (of Rs.2000/-) in a year
Mode of Application of the scheme Online (Through CSC)
Official PM Kisan Nidhi Yojana Portal


The objective of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

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The foremost objective of the fruits PM Kisan Nidhi Yojana i is to improve the income of small and marginal farmers of India. The Pradhan Mantri Samman Nidhi is launched by the central government to provide financial aid to farmers.

The fruits PM Kisan Samman Nidhi aims at providing financial assistance to small farmers and helps them in acquiring various equipment and inputs for farming to enhance and bring development in the agriculture sector of India.

The scheme will further assist the farmers and not let them fall under the hands of moneylenders for lending money to continue their agriculture activities.

FAQs Related to PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

How can a framer register for PM Kisan Yojana?

A farmer can either apply and register themselves by visiting the online PM Kisan Nidhi Yojana or PM Kisan portal of PM Kisan and filling the details in the farmers’ corner. Or farmers can also visit their nearby Common service center for registration under the scheme.

What is the validity of the list consisting of the names of beneficiaries?

The list of beneficiaries contains the names of registered farmers is valid in all the states or UTs in India. The list is valid only for one year.

Are farmers who migrated from rural areas to urban areas eligible to apply for the scheme?

The scheme contains no differential points for urban and rural cultivable agricultural land. Both rural and urban lands come under the PM Kisan yojana, however, the land in the urban areas should be under cultivation.

Is Aadhar card a mandatory document for applying for PM Kisan yojana?

Recently in the year 2020, the government of India has provided relaxation on the compulsion of the Aadhar card. However, Aadhar card is not mandatory for the farmers residing in Meghalaya, Assam, Jammu & Kashmir, and Laddakh.

How can a farmer receive the benefit of the PM Kisan yojana?

The benefit of the scheme will get directly transferred to the bank account of the farmer in three different installments every year.

Benefits of PM Kisan Yojana are received in how many installments?

Under the PM Kisan Yojana, all the registered farmers will receive Rs 6000 every year in three equal installments of Rs 2000 each. The installments of Rs 2000 each will be credited in farmers’ account after every four months.

What consequences may arise if a person fills in an incorrect declaration for seeking the benefit under the scheme?

If a person fills in an incorrect declaration for seeking the benefit under the scheme, he/she will be liable to pay back all the amount received. Also, he may be subject subjected under a panel action as per the law.

How to check whether my name is there in the beneficiary list or not?

The beneficiary list containing all the names of registered farmers will be displayed in the Panchayat’s office/area. Apart from this, the beneficiary will receive a message on the registered mobile number once they get sanctioned under the scheme.


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