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Pradhan Mantri KISAN Samman Nidhi

This topic provides information about Pradhan Mantri KISAN Samman Nidhi (PM - KISAN).

The Government with a view to augment the income of the farm families is implementing a Central Sector Scheme, namely,"Pradhan Mantri KIsan SAmman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)".  The Scheme is in effect from 01.12.2018.


With a view to provide income support to all land holding eligible farmer families, the Government has launched PM-KISAN. The scheme aims to supplement the financial needs of the farmers in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields, commensurate with the anticipated farm income.

Benefits and Eligibility conditions

All land holding eligible farmer families (subject to the prevalent exclusion criteria) are to avail of the benefits under this scheme, as per the recent cabinet decision taken during May 2019. The revised Scheme is expected to cover around 2 crore more farmers, increasing the coverage of PM-KISAN to around 14.5 crore beneficiaries, with an estimated expenditure by Central Government of Rs. 87,217.50 crores for year 2019-20.

Earlier, under the scheme, financial benefit has been provided to all Small and Marginal landholder farmer families with total cultivable holding upto 2 hectares with a benefit of Rs.6000 per annum per family payable in three equal installments, every four months.

Exclusion Categories

The following categories of beneficiaries of higher economic status shall not be eligible for benefit under the scheme:

  • All Institutional Land holders.
  • Farmer families in which one or more of its members belong to following categories
    • Former and present holders of constitutional posts
    • Former and present Ministers/ State Ministers and former/present Members of LokSabha/ RajyaSabha/ State Legislative Assemblies/ State Legislative Councils,former and present Mayors of Municipal Corporations, former and present Chairpersons of District Panchayats.
    • All serving or retired officers and employees of Central/ State Government Ministries /Offices/Departments and its field units Central or State PSEs and Attached offices /Autonomous Institutions under Government as well as regular employees of the Local Bodies (Excluding Multi Tasking Staff /Class IV/Group D employees)
    • All superannuated/retired pensioners whose monthly pension is Rs.10,000/-or more (Excluding Multi Tasking Staff / Class IV/Group D employees) of above category
    • All Persons who paid Income Tax in last assessment year
    • Professionals like Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, and Architects registered with Professional bodies and carrying out profession by undertaking practices.

Details required from the beneficiary

The States shall prepare database of eligible beneficiary landholder farmer families in the villages capturing the Name, Age, Gender, Category(SC/ST), Aadhaar Number (in case Aadhaar Number has not been issued then Aadhaar Enrollment Number together with any other prescribed documents for purposes of the identification such as Driving Licence, Voters’ ID Card, NREGA Job Card, or any other identification documents issued by Central/State/UT Governments or their authorities,etc.), Bank Account Number and the Mobile Number of the beneficiaries.

In case of beneficiaries in States of Assam, Meghalaya, J&K where Aadhaar number has not been issued to most of the citizens, Aadhaar number shall be collected for those beneficiaries where it is available and for others alternate prescribed documents can be collected for identity verification purposes.

Responsibility of identifying the landholder farmer family eligible for benefit under the scheme shall be of the State/UT Government.

To access the complete operational guidelines, click here.

Source : PM KISAN website

Sanjeev kumar sah Oct 13, 2019 09:27 PM


Jitendra Sep 22, 2019 10:44 PM

Sir Muze is sheme ka paisa nahi mila h.

Devendra Sep 14, 2019 08:01 AM

Dear sir
My mother not Received one time installment also kisan scheme pleas check (PMK19*******17)
great help for us

Chandrabhanu Singha Aug 27, 2019 08:44 AM

Please make available all scheme (PRADHANMANTRI SHRAM YOGI MANDHAN YOJNA, PRADHANMASNTRI KISAN MAN DHAN YOJNA, etc.) (guideline,Faqs',banner,liflat etc.) Indian regional language to make better impact towards common citizen to encourage participate concerned scheme.
Thanks and Regards
Chandrabhanu Singha

Emuiddin Aug 20, 2019 06:31 AM


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