PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Portal Online: PMKSN Eligibility, Dates, Official Website, Check Name, Beneficiary list soon at www.pmkisan.nic.in
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme: Poor and marginalised farmers of the country are set to get Rs 6000 under the PM Kisan scheme of the Narendra Modi government. For this, the government has launched an official website at www.pmkisan.nic.in. The Rs 6000 help will be provided in three instalments of Rs 2000 each in the bank accounts of the eligible farmers.
PM Kisan Objective
The scheme aims to augment the income of the Small and Marginal Farmers (SMFs). It will supplement the financial needs of the SMFs in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields, commensurate with the anticipated farm income at the end of each crop cycle. The scheme will also help protect farmers from falling in the clutches of moneylenders for meeting such expenses and ensure their continuance in the farming activities.
PM Kisan cut-off date
The PM Kisan scheme will be effective from 1-12-2018 for transfer of benefit to eligible beneficiaries. The cut-off date for determining the eligibility of beneficiaries has been kept as 01.02.2019.
PM Kisan: Who will benefit?
The SMFs landholder farmer family is defined as “a family comprising of husband, wife and minor children who collectively own cultivable land up to 2 hectares as per land records of the concerned State/UT”.
PM Kisan: Official website
Check details about the scheme on the official website “www.pmkisan.nic.in”. The last date of putting names of the farmers on the official portal is 25 February while the process of transferring the money starts from 28 February.
PM Kisan: Who are eligible?
Farmer families holding to constitutional posts, former and present MPs or MLAs, income tax payers, serving or retired government employees and those with monthly pension of Rs10,000 or more will not be eligible for direct income support of Rs 6,000 per year under PM-KISAN scheme. As per the Operational Guidelines of the scheme, professionals such as doctors, engineers, lawyers, chartered accountants, and architects registered with professional bodies have been excluded from the scheme. Former and present Mayors of municipal corporations, former and present chairpersons of district panchayats are also not eligible.
Among government employees, multi-tasking staff/Class IV/Group D employees can avail of the benefits.