PM Kisan Yojana eKYC last date extended: The eKYC last date for the Modi government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana or PM Kisan Yojana has been extended once again.
The PM Kisan beneficiaries can now complete their eKYC till August 31, according to the official website.
“Deadline of eKYC for all the PMKISAN beneficiaries has been extended till 31st August 2022,” the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi official website said.
Earlier, the last date for eKYC was July 31. Notably, the government has made it mandatory for all eligible beneficiaries to complete their eKYC. Till now, the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare had extended the deadline 3 times – July 31, May 31, and March 31.
“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,” according to the official website of the scheme.
Follow the below steps to complete your PM Kisan Yojana eKYC online:
Step 1: Visit the official website – pmkisan.nic.in
Step 2: Click on ‘eKYC’ under the ‘Farmers Corner’ section
Step 3: Under the ‘OTP Based eKYC’ section, enter your Aadhaar number
Step 4: Click on ‘Search’
Step 5: Now enter your Aadhaar-linked mobile number and click on ‘Get OTP’
Step 6: Enter the OTP
Step 7: eKYC will be completed upon successful verification of the entered details
Under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year is provided to the eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal 4-monthly installments of Rs 2000 each. The fund is transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.
Note: For any query or assistance, beneficiaries can contact PM-Kisan Helpline No: 011-24300606,155261. They can also contact email@example.com for Aadhaar OTP related issues.