pm kisan yojana: PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: How to link Aadhaar, edit Aadhaar details

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The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana was launched to provide financial assistance to all landholding small and marginal farmers across the country. Under the scheme, income support of Rs 6,000 per year in three equal installments will be provided to all land-holding farmer families.

According to the PM Kisan website, “eKYC is MANDATORY for PMKISAN Registered Farmers. Pls. click eKYC option in Farmer Corner for Aadhar based OTP authentication and for Biometric authentication contact nearest CSC centres.”

So, eligible farmers must make sure to link their Aadhaar with their PM Kisan account to avail benefits. If you have not linked your Aadhaar, here is how to do it.

How to edit Aadhaar details in PM Kisan

Step 1: visit the official website of PM Kisan Yojana at www.pmkisan.gov.in

Step 2: On the home page click on the ‘Farmer Corner’.

Step 3: Now select the option ‘Edit Aadhaar Failure Records’.

Step 4: Options like Aadhaar Card Number, Mobile Number, Bank Account Number, Farmer Number.

Step 5: Click on the Aadhaar Number.

Step 6: Enter all the required details and click on ‘Update’.

All your details will be changed and updated accordingly.

How to update eKYC in PM Kisan to avail benefits

Step 1: Visit official website of PM-Kisan

Step 2: Click on eKYC option available on the right side of the page

Step 3: Enter Aadhaar Card number, captcha code and click on search

Step 4: Enter the mobile number linked with the Aadhaar card

Step 5: Click on ‘Get OTP’ and enter the OTP in the specified field.

Your aadhaar will be linked and the details will be updated. According to a toll-free customer care representative, if the entered OTP is showing an error, they can visit CSC centers to update their biometrics.

How to check PM Kisan beneficiary status

Step 1: Go to the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi official website- pmkisan.gov.in

Step 2: Click on the ‘Beneficiary Status’ option.

Step 3: Select either an Aadhaar number, an account number, or a mobile number.

Step 4: Click on ‘Get Data.’ The data will now be visible to the beneficiaries.

These are the FAQs, as per the PM Kisan website;

1) What are the benefits of the Scheme?

Under the PM-KISAN scheme, all landholding farmers’ famities shall be provided the financial benefit of Rs.6000 per annum per family payable in three equal installments of Rs.2000 each, every four months

2) Is an income tax payee farmer or his / her spouse eligible to get benefit under the scheme?

No. If a member of the family is income tax payee in last assessment year, then the family is not eligible for benefit under the scheme.

3) Whether giving Aadhaar details is mandatory for availing benefit under the Scheme?

Aadhaar number was optional and not mandatory for release of 1st installment pertaining to the period 01 .12.2018 to 31.03.2019, whereas only possession of Aadhaar number was made mandatory for release of 2nd installment pertaining to the period 01 .04.2019 to 31 .07.2019. Further, Aadhaar seeding of beneficiaries’ data was made mandatory for release of 3’o installment pertaining to the period 01.08.2019, and for subsequent installments onwards. Recently, however, Government has relaxed the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of beneficiaries’ data upto 30.1 1.20’19. This mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of the beneficiaries’ data would continue to applicable for release of all installments w.e.f . O1 .12.2019. However, Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir, where Aadhaar penetration has not been much, have been given exemption from this mandatory requirement till 31.03.2020.



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