State Government and UT administration will identify the farmer families which are eligible for support as per scheme guidelines. The fund will be directly transferred to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. There are various exclusion categories for the scheme.
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On May 14, 2021, the Central government paid another instalment of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi to support the farmers. About Rs 19,000 crore have been transferred directly to the bank accounts of farmers, the government on May 14 announced. It will directly benefit about 10 crore farmers.
This amount is proving to be of great use to these farmer families in these trying circumstances. So far, about Rs 1,35,000 crore have reached about 11 crore farmers of the country under this scheme. That is, more than Rs 1,25,000 crore directly into the accounts of the farmers and without any middleman. Out of this, more than Rs 60,000 crore have been transferred to the farmers’ accounts in the Corona period alone.
The transfer of the amount to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries can take few days time and to ensure this farmer can check the PM-KSNY installment, status, list, etc.
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.
With a view to augment income of Small & Marginal Farmers, the Govt launched a Central Sector Scheme- Pradhan Mantri KIsan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) to provide financial assistance of up to Rs 6,000 annually to small & marginalised farmers across the country.
PM KISAN Scheme Benefits
The PM KISAN Yojana benefits 12 crore farmers across the country. The benefits are as follows:
* The PM KISAN Yojana provides financial assistance to farmers irrespective of the size of their land holdings
* 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.
Check Beneficiary Status
In order to check the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi beneficiary status, one has to follow some simple steps.
First, visit the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi home page pmkisan.gov.in.
Then click on the ‘Beneficiary Status’ tab present on the home page.
After clicking on the beneficiary status, choose the either options – Aadhaar number, Account number or Mobile number.
After choosing the selected option, click on ‘Get Data’.
Following which the data will be made available.