Govt. to transfer the 12th installment of Rs. 2000 into Aadhaar-Seeded Accounts of Farmers Only

The government has made it clear that the 12th tranche of Rs. 2000 will be transferred only to farmers’ bank accounts established by Aadhaar.

If you are a recipient of PM Kisan Yojana, we have an important update for you! According to the latest media reports, the Center will release the 12th installment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana soon, most likely before September 15th.

However, the government has made it clear that the 12th installment of Rs. 2000 will be transferred only to farmers’ bank accounts established by Aadhaar.

Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir, in a meeting held to check progress under various government programs, said that before transferring the money, Beneficiaries of Prime Minister Kisan Yojana will be verified through authentication of Aadhaar seeding and income records.

In this regard, the Chief Secretary directed the Deputy Commissioners of all districts to confirm the uploading of the relevant income file, Aadhar priming of all beneficiary accounts and completion of PM Kisan e-KYC formalities of here Monday (September 5, 2022).

He also asked them to pay particular attention to the identification and elimination of ineligible beneficiaries as well as the recovery of false debts.

Dr. Kumar also asked JK Bank to sensitize customers via SMS, especially regarding Prime Minister Kisan Yojana’s upcoming installment, which will be credited directly to farmers’ Aadhar bank accounts through DTB.

The divisional commissioners of the two divisions will involve representatives of the public as well as relevant departments to expedite the collection of required data related to the scheme.

In order to raise awareness about compulsory Aadhar sowing and authentication of beneficiaries under several government programs, Dr. Kumar requested the Department of Public Information to conduct publicity campaigns in all vernacular newspapers.

PM Kisan Yojana: Congress denounces Modi government

Congress said the central government is issuing notices to farmers deemed ineligible under the PM-Kisan yojana to reclaim the money given to them.

He also asked the Center to immediately stop the recovery of “poor annadaatas/poor farmers”.

Congress has said that on the one hand the government is “forgoing hundreds of thousands of millions of dollars” in loans to its industrial friends and on the other hand it is taking money back from poor farmers.

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First published: 03 Sep 2022, 09:46 IST

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