Government of India has launched the Prime Minister Kisan Samrudhi Yojana for farmers under the target of doubling the income of the farmers in 2019, under which a Direct Benefit of Rs. 6000 will be given.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana – Rs. 6000 Per Year
Which farmers get benefit – Eligibility Criteria
All land holding eligible farmer families (subject to the prevalent exclusion criteria) are to avail of the benefits under this scheme, as per the recent cabinet decision taken during May 2019. The revised Scheme is expected to cover around 2 crore more farmers, increasing the coverage of PM-KISAN to around 14.5 crore beneficiaries, with an estimated expenditure by Central Government of Rs. 87,217.50 crores for year 2019-20.
Earlier, under the scheme, financial benefit has been provided to all Small and Marginal landholder farmer families with total cultivable holding upto 2 hectares with a benefit of Rs.6000 per annum per family payable in three equal installments, every four months.
How to apply for Kisan Samrudhi Yojana – How to Apply for PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana
The government has just announced this scheme and the procedure to apply under this scheme has not yet been released. Generally farmers should have a bank account and should have their own land papers so that they can prove that they do not have more than 2 hectares of land.
Documents for Kisan Samrudhi Yojana:
- Identity Proof – Aadhar, PAN etc.
- Address Proof
- Bank Account Details
- Agriculture Land Related Papers
Source : PM KISAN website