States Fix Errors Ahead of PM-Kisan’s 13th Installment As 2 Cr Missed Last Payout | Exclusive: The government has recently released the 12th installment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana (Scheme) and now farmers are waiting for the next or 13th installment of the scheme.
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme is a Central scheme with 100 per cent funding from the central government. Under the scheme, incoStates Fix Errors Ahead of PM-Kisan’s 13th Installment As 2 Cr Missed Last Payout | Exclusive
After nearly two crore farmers across the country missed out on their last PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi installment of Rs 2,000 leading to a low payout under the scheme, which had started four years ago, state governments are now working overtime to ensure farmer records are updated in central databases ahead of the next installment due this February.
The Centre had paid Rs 22,552 crore to 10.45 crore farmers as the 11th installment of PM Kisan Nidhi on May 31 last year, the highest payout till date. But this dropped in a big way to just Rs 17,443 crore to 8.42 crore farmers as the 12th installment on October 17 last year.me support of 6,000 per year in three equal instalments is being provided to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding/ownership of up to 2 hectares.
A major reason for this was the land and beneficiary records of farmers not being updated in central databases, a requirement made mandatory by the Centre for the sake of transparency and reducing frauds.
Multiple states are now trying to address the issue.
THE 4 CONDITIONS
Uttar Pradesh government on January 13, which states that the Centre has specified that only those farmers will get the upcoming 13th installment of PM-Kisan Nidhi whose records will fulfill four conditions. The first is that the land record of the farmer must be marked, to determine that the farmer actually owns land. The second is that the farmer’s e-KYC is completed on the PM-Kisan Portal. The third condition is that the farmer’s bank account must be seeded with Aadhaar and the fourth is that this must be also linked to National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
These seem to be the reasons why two crore farmers in the country missed out on getting the 12th installment of PM-Kisan Nidhi.
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana 13th Installment Date
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana 13th installment will likely be credited to the bank account of farmers’ by the end of January 2023. However, the government has made no official announcement regarding releasing the 13th installment 2023