New Delhi: On the first day of the New Year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 10th instalment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), transferring an amount of over Rs 20,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families. Union Minister of Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar was also present during the event.
The amount was transfereed into the accounts of over 10 crore farmers today.
As per an official statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, this is in line with the government’s continued commitment and resolve to empower grassroots level farmers.
This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs 20,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families, said PMO
Under the PM-KISAN scheme, a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year is provided to the eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly instalments of Rs 2,000 each. The fund is transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. In this scheme, Samman Rashi of over Rs 1.6 lakh crore has been transferred to farmer families so far.
Check your name via the PM Kisan Website:
Step 1: Visit the official pmkisan.gov.in website
Step 2: Go to the Farmers Corner, which is on the right side of the homepage.
Step 3: Select the Farmers Corner option.
Step 4: Click on the Beneficiary Status option.
Step 5: Share your Aadhaar number, bank account and your mobile number to check your name on the PM Kisan beneficiary list.
Once the above procedure is complete, you will find out if your name is on the PM Kisan beneficiary list or not.