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Posted by Maansa Parameswaran on November 30, 2021
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Hey all, today’s topic is quite interesting and informative. We all know that there are a lot of schemes introduced by the central and the state government for the betterment of the citizens of India. One such scheme is the Prada Mantri Kisan Yojana aka PM Kisan Yojana , for the benefit of the backbone of our country.

We all know India is a land of agriculture and farmers are called the backbone of our country. More than 60% of the people of India live in villages and are dependent on agriculture. Whenever natural calamities happen, farmers are the most affected. The PM Kisan Yojana has some amazing benefits. Stay tuned in to the post till the end to know the info regarding the scheme.

What is the PM Kisan Yojana Scheme?

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Pradana Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana is a central government scheme, which provides financial support to farmers and their families. On 1 February 2019 Piyush Goyal announced the implementation of this scheme nationwide in the Union Budget. This scheme was introduced by Telangana Government by the name Rythu Bandhu scheme, where a certain amount is given to the eligible farmers.

On 24 February 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the PM-KISAN scheme in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The total annual expenditure for this scheme is Rs.75,000 crore which is financed by the Union Government. Under this scheme, the eligible farmers are provided financial support of Rs 6,000 per year in three instalments which will be deposited directly to their bank accounts.(Bank mergers in India)

Some of the attributes of this scheme are

Name of the scheme – PM-KISAN Yojana
Full-Form – Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
Date of launch – 24th February 2019
Government Ministry – Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Every scheme of the central government has objectives and likewise, the PM Kisan Yojana also has many objectives. This scheme was introduced to augment the source of income of many small and marginal farmers. The main objectives of the pm kisan yojana list scheme are mentioned below:

  • To provide income support to all eligible land-holding farmers and their families.
  • PM-KISAN scheme aims to provide financial support to the needy farmers and to educate the farmers regarding the proper crop health and appropriate yields, commensurate with the anticipated farm income
  • The scheme has 14.5 beneficiaries and it aims to cover 2 crores new beneficiaries every year.

There are so many other objectives of the PM Kisan Yojana scheme, once you register for, the scheme you can avail of the total benefits of the scheme. Like any other scheme, there are a few rules and regulations to apply for the above-mentioned scheme. I will mention below the eligibility to apply for the scheme.

Below are some of the categories of beneficiaries who are not eligible for benefit under this scheme:

  1. Any institutional land-holders.
  2. The farmer as well as any member of the family belonging to the following categories
  3. Former and present holders of constitutional posts
  4. Former and present Ministers/ State Ministers
  5. Former or present members of LokSabha/ RajyaSabha/ State Legislative Assemblies/ State Legislative Councils
  6. Former and present Mayors of Municipal Corporations
  7. Former and present Chairpersons of District Panchayats
  8. Any serving or retired officers as well as employees under the Central/ State Government Ministries /Offices/Departments
  9. All retired pensioners who get a monthly pension of Rs.10,000/-or more and belong to the above category
  10. Any individual who paid their income tax in the last assessment year are not eligible under this scheme
  11. Professionals like Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, and Architects are not eligible

Verification documents for farmers eligible for PM-KISAN Scheme

  • Citizenship certificate
  • Landholding papers
  • Aadhaar card
  • Bank account details

Suppose if any of you are planning to apply for the PM Kisan Yojana scheme, make sure you are not violating the rules.

Given below are the advantages of the PM-KISAN schemes.

  • The direct transfer of funds to the bank accounts of the farmers is one of the biggest advantages of this scheme. On December 25, 2020, in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, Rs.18,000 crores were directly transferred to the bank accounts of 9 crore farmers
  • All the records related to farmers are registered officially on a digital platform which has made the registration and fund transfer easy. The digitized records have brought about a new start to this welfare scheme
  • This scheme eases liquidity constraints of farmers
  • PM-KISAN yojana is a big step towards the Government’s initiatives of modernization of agriculture
  • There is no discrimination in choosing the PM-KISAN beneficiaries
  • The ambit of the scheme has been extended to cover all farmer families, irrespective of the size of their landholdings

These are some of the benefits of PM Kisan Yojana. Suppose in case of incorrect declaration, the beneficiary shall be liable for recovery of transferred financial benefit and other penal actions as per law.

Well, this was small info regarding the PM Kisan Yojana, for more details you can visit the official website and register for the same.

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