Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme was inaugurated on eighth December 2018. The primary government of India initiated the scheme under the authority of prime minister Narendra Modi. The scheme's function is to empower support to all the farmers irrespective of their farming landholding size by offering them financial assistance.
The financial assistance provided by the scheme amounts up to rupees six thousand and this amount is assigned to the registered farmers. The amount gets delivered to them in three proportional parts divided as rupees two thousand each which is transacted to them in every four months.
The intent behind Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
Since India got independence, there's a vast difference between the rural agricultural community and the urban agricultural community in terms of technology, economical perspective, housing facility, living standards, social status, etc. To decline this difference, the government introduces various schemes per year and the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme is one of them.
Repeatedly the suicide reports of farmers due to lack of income or bad harvest graph is increasing day by day so to reduce the tension amongst the farmers, the government decided to provide financial assistance to them through this scheme.
The scheme's guidelines got updated on Ninth August 2020. So far, the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme has benefitted about eight crores fifty lakh farmers and it aims to complete the target of reaching one twenty-five million farmers.
The annual budget made to carry out the policy stands as Rs. 87,217.50 and the expenditure is carried by the primary authority. And through this fund, the government supports the farmers to buy inputs like pesticides, manure, seeds, machines for drilling, etc.
Characteristics for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
- The Pastorate of Agriculture and Agriculturist Welfare department regulates the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme.
This scheme deals with providing financial assistance to agricultural farmers. The financial assistance amount is rupees six thousand for a year which is directly transferred to each registered farmer under the scheme.
The total amount of rupees six thousand is divided into three proportional parts and every three months, the amount of rupees two thousand gets transacted immediately to the farmer's bank account.
The central government does the entire maintenance to carry out the scheme, the reserve made by the finance authority for the scheme amounts to about rupees seventy-five thousand crores to be spent for one year.
As per the latest record, the government has invested about seventeen crores till now.
District Authority and Union Territory supervision check-up the farmer's eligibility and they also state that the household of the farmer should comprise a wife and an offspring.
Benefits under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme, the farmers get benefited because of the financial aid provided to them and this helps in spreading a positive impact upon them regarding their profession as agriculture is the backbone of India's gross domestic product graph.
- Approximately forty-two percent of Indian pollution is consumed in the agricultural sector so it is important to support them and this task is done through the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana scheme.
The scheme is helping to improve and make the agriculture method modern as per today's technology.
There's liquid regarding the monetary assistance provided as it's up to the farmer's choice about how he wants to invest the subsidy amount. The government doesn't intervene in this aspect.
This scheme works on a digital factor and all of the data is stored on the computer. This evidence leads the scheme's officials to track the important data easily and complete the work on time as the speed of getting tasks done also increases due to the digital method.
Functions such as the enrollment of farmers and issuing them the registration card get done easily because the policy has opted for computerized techniques.
The online methods of selecting the farmers also make sure that the selection is being held as personal prejudices free.
Eligibility criteria for enrolling in Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme
To get eligible for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme, the farmers applying should be permanent residents of India.
- Farmers from both areas hence the urban and rural areas can apply for the scheme as they're eligible to avail of its benefits.
Farmers with any income whether less, mediocre or the rich farmers with huge landholdings can apply as any category of farmers are accepted by the scheme. The farmer should make sure that their land is cultivable enough for the crops.
The farmer who is a bureaucratic agriculturist is ineligible to apply in the scheme.
If a farmer or any of his household members hold up a post in any government department or bureau then it would be difficult for such a case to get eligible for the scheme. Also, if the farmer belongs to the government official's family or is on a post like that, he would be exempted from the eligibility selection list as this scheme is not rendered for the government or any job related to that area of interest.
Before selecting the farmers, the scheme officials also check whether they're regular taxpayers and if the result comes out that the person has not paid taxes earlier then he would not reject from getting registered under the scheme.
The last category which would get exempted from availing the scheme would be the family containing a professional such as a doctor, company Secretary, master of business administration, financial manager, data science master, chartered analyst, etc.
Documents required for enrolling in Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme
The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme requires very few documents per keeping in mind the fact that a maximum of the farmers doesn't contain much paperwork.
- To enrol in the scheme, the farmer must submit their Aadhaar card or any identification proof certificate.
Second, they should give proof regarding their professions such as the certificate of their landholding or any other statement which proves the same.
Third, the farmer should provide documents stating their continual citizenship of the county India.
Last, additional details such as the bank account, pan number, district name, city name, pin code of the area, village name, his name, age, description about the annual income, family members short description, etc should be provided without any mistake while applying.
The registration process for applying in Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme
- The applicant applying can apply to the scheme in two ways that are offline or online technique.
Through the offline mode, the applicant can visit any government department nearby their house and in the case of villages, the applicant can visit the panchayat head to fill out the application form.
By reaching there, they would get a form that needs to be filled and handed out along with the necessary documents. The offline mode is simple and doesn't lead to any confusion.
Through the online mode, the applicant can stop by the authorized website of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme which is https://pmkisan.gov.in/. Make sure that the applicant is connected with a good internet connection to access the website.
After opening the website, from its homepage, there would be an application form option and it needs to be clicked.
After opening the application form, the form should get printed out from any nearby print shop, and then all the crucial details should get filled up in the form.
On the official page, the form needs to be submitted by clicking the "submit" switch or it can also be mailed to the authorized email address of the scheme. The farmer should not forget to scan and attach the documents along with the form.
The helpline contact number for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme
To reach out to the scheme, the contact telephone number of the program is 155261 and the additional number provided by the yojana is 0120-6025109. The authorized email address of the policy is [email protected].
Q) When was the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme initiated and when did its guideline get updated?
A) The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme was initiated on Eight December 2018 and its guideline got updated on Ninth August 2020.
Q) State the amount given as monetary assistance to each of the rural/urban farmers per annum under the policy of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana?
A) Rupees six thousand is the amount given as monetary assistance to each farmer per annum under the policy of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. The amount gets directly transferred to the applicant's bank account in three proportional installments amounting to rupees two thousand each.
Q) If a rural or urban farmer is a landless agriculturalist then would he get eligible to avail the benefit of the scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana?
A) If a farmer is a landless agriculturalist, then he would not be eligible to avail the benefit of the scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana as only the farmers with cultivable lands are appropriate to enroll in the scheme.
Q) State the current annual budget made by the finance minister for undertaking the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Scheme?
A) Rs. 87,217.50 is the annual budget made by the finance minister for undertaking the scheme for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana.