PM Kisan 12th installment: eKYC Done? Do it before THIS date; here's how

PM Kisan 12th Installment: Farmers registered under PM Kisan Scheme need to do their eKYC before July 31, 2022. Here is how how to do it online.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 13:09 IST
PM Kisan eKYC
PM Kisan 12th Installment: Check steps to do PM Kisan eKYC. (PM Kisan Website)
PM Kisan eKYC
PM Kisan 12th Installment: Check steps to do PM Kisan eKYC. (PM Kisan Website)

PM Kisan 12th Installment: It is mandatory for all the farmers registered under PM Kisan Scheme to do eKYC. The central government has recently extended the last date for making PM Kisan account KYC compliance to July 31, 2022. As per the information provided on the PM Kisan Portal “eKYC is MANDATORY for PMKISAN Registered Farmers. OTP Based eKYC is available on PMKISAN Portal or nearest CSC centres may be contacted for Biometric based eKYC. Deadline of eKYC for all the PMKISAN beneficiaries has been extended till 31st July 2022."

It can be known that the 11th installment of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 31, 2022, by fixing an amount of around Rs. 21,000 crore for 10 Crore farmers. The PM Kisan scheme is a central sector scheme that was started to provide income support to all landholding farmers' families in the country. An annual financial benefit of Rs. 6,000 is being provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families under the scheme.

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The amount is credited directly to the bank account of the famers in three equal installments of 2,000 each, every 4th month. If you have not yet done the PM Kisan eKYC, here are the steps you need to follow. Therefore, in order to be eligible to receive the benefits under the PM Kisan scheme farmers are advised to complete the KYC norms on or before the new deadline. Step-by-step guide on the same has been provided below:

PM Kisan: How to complete the KYC process online

Step 1:

Go to the official website of PM Kisan or click on the link-

Step 2:

Look for the ‘Farmers Corner’ section on the homepage and click on ‘eKYC’ mentioned under it.

Step 3:

As you will click on the eKYC option, you will be redirected to the ‘OTP Based Ekyc’ page where you need to enter your Aadhaar number and then click on ‘Search’.

Step 4:

Enter your mobile number which is linked with Aadhaar, once your Aadhaar number is displayed. You will then have to click on ‘Get OTP’.

Step 5:

Enter the OTP in the required field received on your phone and proceed further.

Step 6:

As the OTP is verified and all the details match, the eKYC process will be successfully completed.

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First Published Date: 19 Jun, 18:36 IST
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