PM Kisan Yojana: eKYC Mandatory for 13th installment – Check latest update, latest date and other details here

PM Kisan e-KYC: The central government will launch the 13th installment of PM Kisan Yojana soon, before the launch of the latest installment, it is mandatory for recipients from all over India including Bihar to complete e-KYC verification.

The Bihar Government Department of Agriculture took over the microblogging site and announced that recipients of the state’s PM Kisan Scheme must complete their e-KYC verification by January 28, 2023.

The Department in its tweet said that all recipients in PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi Yojana are informed that e-KYC verification must be done mandatorily before the upcoming 13th installment.

Approximately 16.74 lakh recipients have not completed their e-KYC verification in Bihar. The DBT Department of Agriculture sent SMS to interested beneficiaries, it added.

Under this scheme, income support of Rs 6,000 a year is provided in three equal installments to all land-owning farming families. The fund is transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

So far, 12 PM Kisan Yojana quotas have been released for registered farmers. The latest installment of Rs 2000 was directly transferred to over Rs 11 crore on 17th October 2022.

The money was transferred in a two-day event “PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022” which was held at the Pusa campus in New Delhi.

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Last e-KYC verification date
According to the Bihar Department of Agriculture, all recipients will be required to complete their e-KYC verification by January 28, 2023. Otherwise, cardholders who have not completed the e-KYC verification will be deprived of the next installment. .

Cost of e-KYC verification
The beneficiary himself can perform the e-KYC verification via OTP (one time password) from his mobile number linked to Aadhaar from the PM Kisan portal.

Verification can also be done by biometric method from your nearest CSC/Vasudha center. For CSC/Vasudha center e-KYC verification via biometric method, a fee of Rs 15 will be required as prescribed by the Government of India.

Helpline number
The government has provided helpline number 1555261 and 1800115526 or 011-23381092 to resolve the issue related to Prime Minister Kisan Yojana. These numbers are free. In addition, beneficiaries can also contact PM Kisan Yojana’s official email at pmkisan-ict@gov.in.

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