Government has launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan DhanYojana (PM-KMY) on 12.9.2019 with a view to provide social security to Small and Marginal Farmers in their old age when they have no means of livelihood and minimal or no savings to take care of their expenses.
Under this scheme, a minimum fixed pension of Rs.3,000/- is provided to the small and marginal farmers, subject to certain exclusion criteria, on attaining the age of 60 years. It is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme. The eligible farmer is required to contribute to a Pension Fund between Rs.55 to Rs.200 per month depending on the entry age. The Central Government also contributes in equal amount to the Pension Fund.
Farmers who are not eligible for the scheme
The following categories of farmers have been brought under the exclusion criteria:
The enrollment to the Scheme can be done through self registration online or through the Common Service Centres in various states. The enrollment is free of cost.
For self enrollment through online registration, click here
For enrollment through Common Service Centre
Farmers can visit their nearest Common Service Centres (CSCs) for registration. The Common Service Centres will charge Rs.30/- per enrolment which will be borne by the Government.
For more details visit PM-KMY portal
Last Modified : 9/27/2022
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