The deadline to complete the mandatory eKYC deadline has been extended by the central government to August 31, 2022.
According to a flash on the PM Kisan website, “Deadline of eKYC for all the PMKISAN beneficiaries has been extended till 31st August 2022.”
Farmer-beneficiaries who are waiting for the latest instalment of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana should make sure to complete eKYC to receive the next installment. The date for this is most likely September 1, 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.
According to the website, “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.”
How to complete PM Kisan e-KYC process online
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.
eKYC will be successfully completed if all the information matches; if not, it will be rejected as invalid. In this case, you must get in touch with your neighbourhood Aadhar Seva Kendra.
Pm Kisan helpline numbers
PM-Kisan helpline numbers are 155261 / 011-24300606
Note that if the beneficiary makes an incorrect declaration, the beneficiary will be liable for the recovery of the transferred financial benefit as well as additional legal penalties.