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Implementation of PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

PM-KISAN Yojana- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges- Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.

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PM-KISAN Yojana in news

  • The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) is being successfully implemented in all States/UTs of the country.
  • The benefits under the PM-KISAN Scheme are transferred to the beneficiaries via Direct Benefit Transfer Mode on receipt of their correct data from the respective States/UTs after clearing all validation/verification levels.

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Implementation of PM-KISAN Yojana

The government has taken many steps for the successful implementation of PM-KISAN in all States/UTs of the country, some of which are as follows-

  • Launching of PM-KISAN portal for uploading of farmers’ data by respective State/UT Governments and first-level verification thereof.
  • Integration of the PM-KISAN portal with UIDAI, PFMS, Income tax portal and Pensioners & Employee Record for validation/weeding out of ineligible beneficiaries, and NTRP portal for a refund of the amount by ineligible beneficiaries.
  • Launching of Farmers’ Corner on PM-KISAN portal where farmers can register themselves, check their status of benefit transfer, edit Aadhaar details, etc. Farmers can avail all of these facilities through CSCs as well.
  • Launching of PM-KISAN app to provide all functionalities of farmers’ corner of PM-KISAN portal.
  • Introduction of various verification exercises like physical verification, e-KYC, etc. to ensure that benefits are transferred to eligible farmers only.
  • Launching of recovery mechanism for recovering money from ineligible beneficiaries of PM-KISAN.
  • Regular holding of Video Conferences with States/UTs to resolve their technical and policy issues if any.
  • Devising special interventions wherever needed, like in Jharkhand, Manipur, Nagaland, and Meghalaya.
  • Setting up of a Project Monitoring Unit at central level, namely the National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Society for the smooth implementation of PM-KISAN.

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PM-KISAN Scheme- Key Points

  • Background: PM-KISAN Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister in 2019 to provide financial assistance to small and marginal farmers.
  • About: Under the PM-KISAN scheme, a financial benefit of Rs. 6000/- per year is provided to the eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal 4-monthly installments of Rs.2000/- each.
  • Funding: PM-KISAN is a Central Sector Scheme with 100% funding from the Government of India.
  • Implementation: PM-KISAN Scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.
  • Identification of Beneficiaries: Under PM-KISAN, the State / UT Governments are entrusted with the responsibility of identification of beneficiary farmer families.

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PM-KISAN Scheme- Key Objectives

  • PM-KISAN aims to supplement the financial needs of the Small and Marginal Farmers in procuring various inputs.
    • This is to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields, commensurate with the anticipated farm income at the end of each crop cycle.
  • PM-KISAN also aims to protect farmers from falling into the clutches of moneylenders for meeting such expenses and ensure their continuance in farming activities.


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