PM Kisan Yojana: The deadline to complete eKYC for the Modi government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana is approaching. Beneficiaries who haven’t completed their e-KYC yet are advised to do it soon to avail benefits.
The last date to complete eKYC for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana is July 31. The deadline was earlier May 31 but the government later extended it to grant additional time to beneficiaries to complete their eKYC.
Notably, the government has made it mandatory for all PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana eligible beneficiaries to complete their eKYC.
“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 protected] for Aadhaar OTP related issues.