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Know Who Are Eligible for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

PM Kisan

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-Kisan) is a government initiative aimed at providing financial support to farmers across India. Here’s what you need to know about eligibility, especially regarding multiple family members:

Scheme Overview

  • Financial Assistance: The PM-Kisan scheme provides Rs 6,000 annually to eligible farmers in three installments of Rs 2,000 each.
  • Objective: It aims to ensure financial security and support for small and marginal farmers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Land Ownership: The financial assistance is available to the "landholder" farmer.
  • Single Beneficiary: Only one member per family can avail of the benefits under PM-Kisan.
  • Registration: The agricultural land should be registered in the name of the eligible farmer to qualify for the scheme.

Family Members and Benefits

  • Restriction: According to the scheme guidelines, if multiple family members (like the farmer and their son) own or work on the land, only one of them can receive the PM-Kisan benefits.
  • Beneficiary Selection: The benefit is typically availed by the head of the family or the person in whose name the agricultural land is registered.

Application Process

  • Verification: Farmers need to register themselves through their respective state governments or union territory administrations.
  • Verification Process: The eligibility and verification process involves checking land records and ownership details to ensure compliance with the scheme’s requirements.

While the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana provides crucial financial support to farmers, it is essential to note that only one member per family can benefit from the scheme. The beneficiary must be the registered owner of the agricultural land. Understanding these criteria helps ensure that eligible farmers receive the support they need effectively and fairly.

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