Kisan samriddhi Yojana {किसान समृद्धि योजना}

Updated on Jul 29, 2020

Overview

The government has launched a new sector scheme for farmers, namely Kisan Samriddhi Yojana. PM Narender Modi inaugurates this scheme. Kisan Samriddhi Yojana is established on 1st February 2019. The Kisan Samriddhi Yojana scheme aims to meet the financial needs of the farmers. It is procuring the various inputs that will ensure the proper crop health and appropriate yields. With the view in mind, this Yojana is the supplement to all the small and marginal farmers. Kisan Samriddhi Yojana will help to protect the farmers from falling in the clutches of moneylenders and meeting the needs of any kind of expenses. 

Objectives

The main aim of the Kisan Samriddhi Yojana is to take the entire responsibility of families of farmers. The scheme aims to supplement all the financial needs of the farmers like the purchase of seeds, fertilizers, etc. Under this scheme, 6,000 rupees are transferred via three instalments of 2,000 rupees each by their respective banks. This scheme's main initiative is in which all farmers are paid up per year as their minimum income report.

  • The scheme for all kinds of small and marginal farmers.
  • This scheme is valid for ages between 18 to 40 years.
  • For cultivable land up-to 2 hectares par the land records of the concerned state.
  • The government has launched the new Yojana for all kinds of farmers for meeting their daily basis expenses. 
  • In this Yojana, farmers will receive up to 6,000 in a year who has landed up to 2 hectares for cultivation.

Features

  • PM-Kisan scheme is a central sector scheme with 100% government funding of India.
  • This scheme is effective from 1.12.2018.
  • Under this scheme Definition of the family are husband, wife, and minor children.
  • The entire responsibility of identification of beneficiary of farmer families in the hands of the state.
  • The fund vis directly transferred to their bank accounts of farmers through this scheme.
  • Farmers who are covered under the exclusion criteria are not eligible for this scheme.
  • For the enrollment of this scheme, the farmer is required to approach the local patwari, revenue officer of the state government.
  • The standard service centres are also authorized to do the registration of the scheme of farmers.
  • Farmers can also apply the project by self-registration through the farmer corner.
  • Farmers can also edit three names in Kisan Samriddhi Yojana through Aadhaar cards.
  • Farmers can check the details of their payments through farmer corners of the portal.

Benefits

The government has launched this scheme to increase the income of farmers. The government has spent 7500 Crore from which they give 6000 rs to each farmer every year. Apart from this, farmers can also enjoy other benefits under the scheme:-

Kisan credit card

Under this KisanSamriddhiYojana, more than nine crore farmers have been added. The Modi Government announced the facility of Kisan credit card to all the beneficiaries on completion of one year of this scheme. Apart from this, currently, they announced a package of Rs 20 lakh Crore to deal with the corona crisis. It has been stated to provide a Kisan Credit card to 2.5 crore farmers.

Filling the one-page form

Farmers can get Kisan credit cards quickly. They just need to go to the website of PM Kisan Maandhan Yojana and press on downloading the KCC form. After downloading the way, they need to fill it and hand it over to the bank along with the required documents. With the filing of this form, they get PM Kisan Yojana to get a credit card facility.

Benefit of Kisan Yojana Scheme

 If an individual can get the benefit of PM Kisan Yojana, then he can also get the benefit of PM Kisan Maandhan Yojana, the pension scheme initiated for farmers. After the age of 60, there is a provision of getting a pension of Rs. 3,000 per month for the farmers under this scheme. You can get this benefit of depositing Rs 55 to Rs 200 every month. The farmers don't need to submit additional documents to get the benefit of this scheme because verification has already been done.

Registration process for Kisan Samriddhi Yojana

Step 1 : Go to the official website.

Step 2: Click on “New Farmer Registration”

Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar number and Image text code

Step 4: Fill the details in the form and submit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can Tenant farmers, people who do not cultivate land on their name; receive the benefits under this scheme?

No, the money is given only to people who have their land.

Q. What will happen if a person gave incorrect information in the form to receive the benefits under the scheme?

The beneficiary will be held liable as well as made to pay back the amount and suffer other penal measures as well.

Q. Does the size of land that a person holding affects the chances of availing this scheme?

No, the size of landholding will not even affect the chances of availing benefits under this scheme as long as another criterion is met.

Q. When was this scheme launched?

The Humble Prime Minister launched the PM-Kisan Scheme on 24th February 2019.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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