Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the ninth instalment of financial benefit of about Rs 19,500 crore to over 9.75 crore farmers under the PM-Kisan Scheme or Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing on Monday. Under the PM-KISAN scheme, an annual financial benefit of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2000 each. This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs 19,500 crore to more than 9.75 crore beneficiary farmer families, the PMO said.
Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union ministers of State for agriculture Kailash Choudhary and Shobha Karandlaje, as well as agriculture secretary Sanjay Aggarwal were also present on the occasion. PM Modi credited farmers with working hard despite the hurdles presented by the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuring bumper production last year. “This amount will help the small farmers a lot,” he said during the interaction.
If you were the beneficiary of previous installment of PM KISAN, but your name is missing this time, you can lodge your grievances on the helpline number 011-24300606.
- Additionally, you can also lodge your grievances at the following numbers
- PM KISAN Toll free number: 18001155266
- PM KISAN Helpline number: 155261
- PM KISAN landline numbers 011—23381092, 23382401
- Additional PM KISAN helpline number: 0120-6025109
- PM KISAN email id: email@example.com.
WHO ARE ELIGIBLE: PM-Kisan?
All land holding eligible farmer families can avail of the benefits under this scheme. Moreover the eligible farmers are mentioned in points below:
– Landholding farmers’ families with cultivable landholding can apply under this scheme
– Farmers from both rural and urban areas
– Small and marginal farmers families
WHO ARE NOT ELIGIBLE?
Tax paying citizens, professionals like doctors, engineers or lawyers and Institutional landholders are not eligible for this scheme. Moreover, families holding constitutional posts or retired person with pension of more than Rs 10,000 per month cannot apply under this scheme.
Under this scheme, all landholding farmers’ families shall be provided the financial benefit of Rs. 6000 per annum per family payable in three equal installments of Rs. 2000 each, every four months.