PM Kisan 12th Installment: Government has given a financial benefit of Rs 21,924 crore to the eligible farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme in this fiscal so far. It, has been transferred directly into the accounts of the eligible 10.26 crore farmers.
The information was given in a written reply in Lok Sabha by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.
The PM-KISAN scheme covers all landholding farmer families, irrespective of the size of their landholding, subject to certain exclusion criteria related to higher income groups, a PTI report said.
As per the Operational Guidelines of the Scheme, the entire responsibility of identification of beneficiaries rests with the respective State/UT Governments.
PM-KISAN portal has been integrated with UIDAI, PFMS, Income tax portals and Pensioners & Employee Record for validation/weeding out of ineligible beneficiaries. Benefits passed on to ineligible beneficiaries are recovered by respective state governments after due verification, the report said quoting minister added.
Out of which, Rs 5,063.25 crore was transferred to eligible farmers in Uttar Pradesh, Rs 2,053 crore in Maharashtra, Rs 1,684 crore in Bihar and Rs 1,680 crore in Madhya Pradesh so far this fiscal, as per the data placed in the Lower House.
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During the launch year of 2020-21, the government had transferred Rs 55,101 crore to 9.71 crore eligible farmers under the PM-KISAN. In 2021-22 fiscal, Rs 66,483 crore was released to 10.64 crore farmers under the scheme.
The Narendra Modi Government’s flagship scheme Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana is due for the 12th installment. The next installment will likely be released between August and November though an official date is yet to be declared.
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How do I find your name in PM Kisan beneficiary list?
If you want to see your name in the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana 12th list, you need to go to the official website pmkisan.gov.in. Now you must click on “Beneficiary List” in the farmer corner section. Fill in the name of your state, district, block, and gram panchayat, and click on submit button.