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PM Kisan: e-KYC Campaign Launched to Ensure Timely Installments for Farmers

Today, the PM Kisan initiative launched an e-KYC campaign aimed at ensuring timely installments for farmers.

Shivam Dwivedi
PM-Kisan: e-KYC Campaign Launched to Ensure Timely Installments for Farmers (Photo Source: @CSCegov_/X)
PM-Kisan: e-KYC Campaign Launched to Ensure Timely Installments for Farmers (Photo Source: @CSCegov_/X)

Many farmers who were previously receiving benefits from PM-Kisan payments have experienced a disruption in their disbursements. The disbursement of the PM Kisan instalment hit a snag last time, causing concern among farmers. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has devised a solution to address this issue, reassuring farmers that relief is on the way. Today, a campaign for e-KYC was launched with the goal of ensuring farmers receive their installments on time.

In collaboration with state governments and district administrations, the campaign will leverage over four lakh common service centres nationwide. These centers will play a pivotal role in identifying and resolving issues faced by eligible farmers.

PM Kisan: e-KYC Campaign

Farmers experiencing payment disruptions may find one of two reasons behind the setback: either they have not completed their e-KYC process, or their Aadhaar is not linked to their bank account. The : e-KYC Campaign targets these specific issues to streamline the payment process.

As per the PM Kisan website, "eKYC is MANDATORY for PMKISAN Registered Farmers. OTP Based eKYC is available on PMKISAN Portal or nearest CSC centres may be contacted for Biometric based eKYC.”

As part of the campaign, district administrations will set up Common Service Center camps in villages or blocks as required. Staff at these centers will assess the reasons for payment delays and work towards immediate resolution. Farmers are encouraged to visit these camps to address their concerns and resolve any outstanding issues promptly.

PM Kisan: e-KYC Online Process

To complete the e-KYC process online, follow the steps below:

  • Go to the official website of PM-Kisan

  • Click on eKYC option on homepage

  • Then enter your Aadhaar number, captcha code & click on search

  • Fill in mobile number linked with Aadhaar card

  • Click on 'Get OTP' & enter the OTP

e-KYC Offline Process

To complete the e-KYC process offline, follow the steps below:

  • Go to your nearest CSC Center.

  • Submit your Aadhar Update

  • Then enter biometrics to log-in

  • Update Aadhar Card details and Submit

  • You will get confirmation as an SMS.

PM Kisan: Check Status Update

If the 15th installment has not yet been credited to farmers' accounts, there's no need to worry. Simply visit the official PM Kisan portal and navigate to the 'Farmers Corner'. Click on 'Beneficiary Status' to ascertain the cause of the payment delay.

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  • How much Land is Eligible for PM-KISAN?

    Farmers with landholdings of up to 2 hectares, categorized as small and marginal, qualify for the PM Kisan Yojana. The scheme is designed to specifically assist the most vulnerable farmers by providing significant financial support.

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