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PM Kisan Nidhi Bonanza: ₹2000 Surprises Await Millions in Farmers’ Accounts

2654818 Pm Kisan2PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana: Fulfilling the Anticipation of the 16th Installment

The eagerly awaited 16th installment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana is set to be released by Prime Minister Modi on February 28th. This monumental initiative by the central government aims to benefit nearly nine crore farmers, providing them with an annual grant of ₹6,000.

November Disbursement: 15th Installment

The funds, released in three equal installments of ₹2,000 each, were disbursed in November. The previous installment, credited on November 15, 2023, injected ₹18,000 crore into the accounts of over 8 crore farmers. For those who faced challenges in receiving the 15th installment, and have now completed the necessary procedures, there is hope for an additional ₹4,000 in their accounts.

Seeking Assistance: Contact Information

In case farmers encounter any issues related to the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, they can reach out for assistance. Farmers can send an email to [email protected] or call the toll-free numbers 155261 or 1800115526. Additionally, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare has introduced the PM-Kisan Artificial Intelligence Chatbot (Kisan E-Mitra) in various languages to address farmers’ concerns effectively.

Checking Beneficiary Status

To check the status of the benefit, beneficiaries can follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Navigate to the ‘Farmer Corner’ on the homepage.
  3. Click on ‘Beneficiary Status.’
  4. Select the state, district, sub-district, block, or village from the dropdown menu.
  5. Click ‘Get Report’ to view the status.

Ineligibility for the Scheme

It’s crucial to note that certain individuals are not eligible for the PM Kisan Yojana. Those who contribute income tax or hold constitutional positions such as Mayors, District Panchayat Chairpersons, Members of Legislative Assemblies or Councils, and current or former Members of Parliament are excluded from the scheme. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasized in the interim budget for 2024-25 that efforts to enhance income and support farmers would be a priority.

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana stands as the government’s flagship scheme, striving to uplift the agricultural sector and increase farmers’ income. With financial assistance extended to approximately 11.8 crore farmers, the scheme remains a testament to the government’s commitment to the welfare of the farming community.