The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) is a government-backed pension scheme that provides financial assistance to small and marginal farmers in India. The scheme was launched in December 2018 and is currently being implemented across the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 14th installment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) on July 27, 2023. The installment was worth Rs. 17,000 crores and was transferred to the bank accounts of more than 8.5 crore farmers across the country.
Under the PM KISAN scheme, eligible farmers receive a direct benefit transfer (DBT) of Rs. 6,000 per year, which is paid in three equal instalments of Rs. 2,000 each. The scheme is open to all small and marginal farmers who own less than 2 hectares (4.9 acres) of land. To be eligible, farmers must have a valid Aadhaar number and bank account.
Benefits of the PM KISAN scheme
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme, the Government of India provides income support of Rs.6,000 per year to all farmer families having cultivable land in their name, irrespective of the size of their landholdings.
PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Credit Card
The PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Credit Card is a great way for farmers to get the financing they need to grow their businesses. The card offers a number of benefits that can help farmers save money and improve their bottom line.
The card offers a number of benefits :
- Low-interest rate
- Flexible repayment schedule
- A high credit limit
- A variety of discounts on agricultural supplies
Eligible for a PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Credit Card
- You must be a farmer
- Must have a valid bank account
- You must have a good credit history
Documents Required for PM-Kisan Registration
- Aadhaar card
- Proof of citizenship (such as passport, voter ID card, or PAN card)
- Documents showing ownership of land (such as land records, patta, or khatauni)
- Details of bank account (such as account number, IFSC code, and bank name)
- Valid mobile number
PM-Kisan Application Status Check
PM-Kisan Beneficiary Status
PM-Kisan Beneficiary List
PM-Kisan Helpline Number
The PM-Kisan Helpline number for farmers is – 155261/011-24300606