The Pradhanmantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana scheme was started by the Central Government with the aim of providing financial assistance to the farmers of the country in their old age. If you are a farmer then you can avail a regular pension every month through this scheme.
At the time of old age, everyone needs a regular income to run their expenses properly. Employed people get the benefit of pension facility every month after retirement. But, the Annadata farmers of our country could not get the benefit of such facilities. The Pradhanmantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana scheme was started by the Central Government with the aim of providing financial assistance to the farmers of the country in their old age. If you are a farmer then you can avail a regular pension every month through this scheme. This scheme is also known as Kisan Pension Yojana. Let us know about all the information related to this scheme.
What is this plan
According to the official website of Pradhanmantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana https://maandhan.in/, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana is a government scheme, which has been started to provide social security and pension facility in old age to small and marginal farmers. Under this scheme, the beneficiary farmers will be given a monthly pension of Rs 3000 after the age of 60 years from the government.
What is the eligibility to join the scheme
Under Pradhanmantri Kisan Maandhan such small and marginal farmers who have cultivable land up to 2 hectares as per the land records of their respective state or union territory are eligible to join this scheme. Farmer brothers and sisters in the age group of 18 to 40 years can take advantage of this scheme. If you are 18 years old then you have to pay only Rs 55 premium under this scheme every month. At the same time, if you are 40 years old, then under the scheme you will have to pay a premium amount of Rs 200 monthly. At the age of 60, you will start getting the benefit of pension.
How to apply for the scheme
To apply for Pradhanmantri Kisan Maandhan Scheme, first you have to go to its official website https://maandhan.in/ and click on the option of ‘Click Here To Apply Now’. After that a new page will open in front of you, where you will have to select the option of ‘Self Enrollment’. After that you have to enter your mobile number. After entering the mobile number, a new page will open in front of you, there you will have to fill your full name and e-mail id and generate an OTP by filling the given captcha code. After this step an OTP will be received on your number, you have to enter it.
After entering the OTP, a new page will open in front of you. On that new page you have to select the option of ‘Pradhanmantri Kisan Maandhan’ on the Enrollment option. After this a form will open in front of you, in that form you will have to enter all the information sought and click on submit after agreeing to the declaration. If you want, you can also apply for the scheme by visiting your nearest Common Service Center.