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PM Kisan 12th Installment Soon, Govt Extends eKYC Deadline; How to do PM Kisan eKYC

By: Business Desk

News18.com

Last Updated: August 25, 2022, 16:21 IST

New Delhi, India

PM Narendra Modi recently released Rs 21,000 crore for the PM Kisan scheme

PM Narendra Modi recently released Rs 21,000 crore for the PM Kisan scheme

PM Kisan eKYC needs to be done within August 31 to continue to receive benefits under the scheme, and the same can be done both online and offline.

PM Kisan eKYC Deadline: The 12th instalment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi or PM Kisan is due soon, and is expected to be rolled out by September, which is next month. Ahead of the disbursal of funds through which farmer beneficiaries get Rs 6000 annually, the government has extended the deadline of completing the PM Kisan eKYC process. The new PM Kisan eKYC guidelines will come into effect to ensure that non-eligible individuals do not take benefits from the government illegally.

PM Kisan eKYC Last Date

The government had earlier further extended the last date to complete eKYC for beneficiary farmers of PM Kisan, as the previous deadline of July 31 got over. As per the website of PM Kisan, “Deadline of eKYC for all the PMKISAN beneficiaries has been extended till 31st August 2022.”

How to Complete PM-Kisan eKYC Process Online on pmkisan.gov.in

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Here is a step b step guide to complete PM Kisan eKYC process online

Step 1: First, visit PM Kisan’s official webpage at https://pmkisan.gov.in/

Step 2: Now, click on the eKYC option available on right side of the homepage

Step 3: After you have landed on the eKYC page, enter your Aadhaar Card number, captcha code and click on search

Step 4: Following this, enter the mobile number linked with the Aadhaar card

Step 5: After all the necessary information is given, click on the option saying ‘Get OTP’. You will receive a one time password on the mobile number you had previously entered. Now, enter this OTP in the specified box

Your eKYC process will be completed after this. It must be noted in this regard that if you do not complete the eKYC process by July 31, you will not be eligible to receive the next installment of PM Kisan.

How to do PM Kisan eKYC Offline

PM Kisan eKYC can also be done offline using biometric authentication. This can be done when the farmer visits the nearest Common Service Center (CSC) and show their other and provide other biometric details. This is necessary to get the 11th installment of the PM KISAN scheme. An amount of Rs 2,000 will be deposited in the eligible farmers’ accounts after eKYC is done offline. If the beneficiary farmer gives out incorrect details, he or she will be liable for the transferred benefit and will also have to pay penalties for the same.

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, or PM Kisan, flagged by the central government, has last time transferred Rs 2,000 each as the 11th installment of the scheme to over 10 crore beneficiary farmers in a bid to provide financial assistance to them. The Narendra Modi government, under this scheme, transfers Rs 6,000 annually in three tranches to small and marginal farmers. The Centre has by far provided over Rs 2 lakh crore financial support to farmers under the PM Kisan Scheme.

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first published:August 25, 2022, 16:21 IST
last updated:August 25, 2022, 16:21 IST