PM-KISAN (Pradhanmantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) Scheme: Eligibility, requirements & beneficiaries list

Eligibility criteria & required documents for PM-KISAN Scheme 2019 announced & beneficiaries list to be announced on PM-KISAN portal

Government of India has announced the eligibility criteria & required list of documents for the PM-KISAN (Pradhanmantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) Scheme 2019. Financial assistance will be given to the poor & marginal farmers across India under the scheme. The objectives for the scheme are defined by Department of Agriculture Co-operation and Farmers Welfare under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare & are published on their official website

Update (31 May 2019): The PM-KISAN yojana is application to all the farmers across the country irrespective of their land holding.

Scheme:PM-KISAN (Pradhanmantri Kisan Samman Nidhi)
Benefits:Financial assistance of Rs. 6,000 per year for farmers
Beneficiaries:Poor & marginal farmer across India will less than 2 hectors (5 acres) of land holding
PM Kisan
Announced By:Finance Minister Piyush Goyal
Start Date:1 December 2018

PM-KISAN is 100% sponsored by the central government. The fund given under the scheme will be directly transfered to the beneficiaries bank account with direct benefit transfer (DBT).

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PM-KISAN Yojana Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicable to farmers across India
  • Applicable to farmers will less than 2 hectors (5 acres) of cultivable land

List of Required Documents for PM-KISAN Scheme:

  • Name, age, gender, caste proof: Aadhaar card / Driving License / Voter ID / NREGA Job Card
  • Bank account number, IFSC code: Bank passbook first page (true copy)
  • Land ownership document
  • Mobile number

PM-KISAN Portal ( PM KISAN Registrations, Online Applications Forms, Login

  • Department of Agriculture Co-operation and Farmers Welfare has developed a portal for the Pradhanmantri Kisan Samman Nidhi
  • All the official announcement, notifications, PM-KISAN registrations, online application forms, beneficiaries list will be made available on the
  • The state & UT governments will identify beneficiaries. List of beneficiaries for will be uploaded on
  • Beneficiaries will be able to check their names in the PM-KISAN beneficiaries list on once then lists are published

The benefit for the verified beneficiaries will be transfered by the government of India using Aadhaar enabled DBT to the bank account of the beneficiary through Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB).


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