The deadline to complete the mandatory eKYC deadline has been extended by the central government to May 31, 2022(instead of the earlier deadline of March 22, 2022).
According to a flash on the PM Kisan website, “Deadline of eKYC for all the PMKISAN beneficiaries has been extended till 31st May 2022.”
All landholding farmers’ families will receive a financial benefit of Rs.6000 per year under the PM-Kisan scheme, paid in three equal instalments of Rs.2000 every four months.
How to complete e-KYC process
Step 1: Visit PM Kisan’s official webpage https://pmkisan.gov.in/
Step 2: Click on eKYC option available on right side of the page
Step 3: Enter Aadhaar Card number, captcha code and click on search
Step 4: Enter the mobile number linked with the Aadhaar card
Step 5: Click on ‘Get OTP’ and enter the OTP in the specified field.
If all the details match, eKYC will be completed; otherwise, it will be marked as invalid. You will need to contact the local Aadhar Seva Kendra in this scenario.