Complete information about Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) is a scheme of the Government of India to provide income to farmers. Under this scheme, farmer families get Rs.6 per annum,000 will be paid Rs. This amount will be paid in 3 installments of Rs 2,000 each. These installments will be paid at an interval of 4 months. The money will be automatically deposited into your bank account.

Please note that this scheme has been started and crores of farmers are getting the benefit of this scheme.

Who can benefit from Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN)? (Eligibility)

Only farmers can benefit from this. Earlier, if you have up to 2 hectares of cultivable land, you can avail this scheme. However, this condition has now been removed. Now any farmer can avail this scheme.

1 hectare = 2.47 acres

These people or farmers cannot avail the benefit of this scheme.

  1. If you (or someone in your family) paid income tax last year.
  2. If you (or your family member) receive Rs. 10,000 plus pension.
  3. You (or your family members) are or were an employee of the Central Government or State Government. (Note Class 4 or Group D employees will get the benefit of this scheme)
  4. You (or a family member) are or are an MP or MLA.
  5. You are or have been Gram Panchayat President or Municipal President.
  6. Are you a doctor, engineer, lawyer, chartered accountant or architect?

Apparently, the government wants only needy farmers to get this benefit.

family to you, Your wife or your minor children (below 18) will be considered.

You don’t need to make any investment to get this benefit. If you are eligible for this scheme, you will get the benefits on your own.

I don’t have land for farming? Will I benefit from this scheme?

No, if you do not have cultivable land, you will not get the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana.

What else is required to take advantage of PM-Kisan Yojana?

You don’t need to do anything. The state governments will extract the names of the eligible people from their records and provide it to the central government. The central government will transfer this amount.

You must have an Aadhaar card to avail the benefits. Also Aadhaar should be updated in your bank account. Without Aadhaar card you will not be able to avail this scheme.

Note that you will not receive the payment in cash. The money will go directly to your account. So both bank account and Aadhaar card are mandatory.

How to know whether your name is in the beneficiary list or not?

Gram Panchayat will have your list. Apart from this you will also be informed through SMS.

If you are eligible for benefits under the scheme and your name is not in the list, you can approach the District Level Grievance Monitoring Committee and apply.

For more information you Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) You can visit the website of

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