Landholding farmers in India can claim annual financial assistance of Rs 6,000 under the central government’s PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, known, in short, as the PM Kisan Yojana. Released in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 each at an interval of four months, the PM Kisan Yojana subsidy can be claimed after an eligible farmer has registered and completed his e-KYC. These can be done on the PM Kisan official portal. This guide will explain the detailed process to check the beneficiary status, beneficiary list and payment details.
PM Kisan Yojana eligibility
All landholding farmers’ families in India, with cultivable landholding in their names, are eligible to receive benefits under the PM Kisan Yojana. However, the following farmers are not eligible for benefits under the scheme:
- Institutional landholders
- Families where one or more of its members belong to the following categories:
- Present/former ministers/state ministers and present/former members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha or state legislative assemblies or state or legislative councils, present/former mayors of municipal corporations and present/former chairpersons of district panchayats.
- Former and present holders of constitutional posts.
- All serving or retired officers and employees of central/state government ministries/offices/departments and its field units under central or state PSEs and attached offices/autonomous institutions under government and regular employees of local bodies (excluding multi-tasking staff/Class-lV/Group-D employees).
- All persons who paid income tax in the last assessment year.
- All retired pensioners.
- Professionals like engineers, doctors, lawyers, chartered accountants and architects.
New farmer registration on PM Kisan portal
Eligible farmers must register themselves on the official portal, using the following details:
- Aadhaar card
- Address proof
- Land document
- Bank account details
Ensure that you have these details handy before you start the PM Kisan Yojana registration.
Step 1: On the home page, go to the ‘Farmer’s Corner’ tab. Click on the ‘New Farmer Registration’ option.
Step 2: Enter your Aadhaar number, mobile number, state and captcha code. Select your language from the drop-down menu. Select the applicable option from ‘rural farmer registration/urban farmer registration’.
Step 3: Click on ‘Get OTP’.
Step 4: The new page will ask you if you want to register yourself. Click on ‘Yes’.
Step 5: Fill in all personal details, along with banking details. Upload all the relevant documents and submit the form.
PM Kisan registration on mobile app
Step 1: Open the PMKISAN mobile app.
Step 2: Choose your language from the list.
Step 3: Click on ‘New Farmer Registration’.
Step 4: Enter your Aadhaar number and captcha code.
Step 5: Click on ‘Continue’.
Step 6: Fill in all the required details.
Step 7: Click on ‘Submit’ to complete the registration.
How to check PM Kisan status?
Step 1: To check your PM Kisan status, visit the official website. Under ‘Farmers Corner’ select ‘Beneficiary Status’.
Step 2: Proceed with your search using your Aadhaar number or account number. Select the relevant option and hit ‘Get Data’ for your PM Kisan registration status.
How to do PM Kisan eKYC?
Step 1: Go to the official PM Kisan website. Click on the ‘e-KYC’ option under the ‘Farmers Corner’. Or, copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://exlink.pmkisan.gov.in/aadharekyc.aspx.
Step 2: On the next page, provide your Aadhaar number. Click on the ‘Search’ option.
Step 3: Enter the 4-digit OTP received on your registered mobile number and click on ‘Submit OTP’. Your PM Kisan eKYC will be complete.
How to check PM Kisan eKYC status?
Step 1: Go to the official website.
Step 2: Conduct a search using your PM Kisan registration number or mobile number.
Step 3: Input the captcha code and click on ‘Get Data’. The next page will show your PM Kisan eKYC status.
How to check the PM Kisan beneficiary list?
Step 1: Go to the official website and select the ‘Beneficiary List’ option under ‘Farmers Corner’.
Step 2: Select state, district, sub-district, block and village from the drop-down menus.
Step 3: Click on ‘Get Report’.
When is the last date to complete PM Kisan’s eKYC?
The last date to complete PM Kisan eKYC was August 31, 2022.
When will the 12th instalment of the PM Kisan be released?
The government may release the 12th instalment of the PM Kisan scheme during September-October 2022.