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How to Link Aadhar to PM Kisan Samman Nidhi?

PM Kisan Aadhaar Link

The introduction of the Aadhaar card has helped in providing targeted services to citizens of the country.

Aadhaar or the Unique Identification Number (UID) is issued only to the Indian nationalist. Irrespective of age, caste, gender, any person can get an Aadhaar Card after successful verification of the basic documents. After its rollout, the Aadhaar was made mandatory to be linked with many services be it for mobile sim card purchase, ration card, PAN Card, bank account, for LPG subsidy and the list goes on. 

One such new add-on wherein Aadhaar has to be linked with is the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. The PM Kisan Nidhi was started on December 1, 2018, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The yojana was started by the central government to help farmers get benefits for their land. 

As per the scheme, only farmers with 2 hectares of land are eligible to get benefits under this scheme in equal instalments. The amount will be directly credited to their PM Kisan Aadhar Linked Bank account. 

According to the scheme, the funds will be directly transferred to the bank account of the beneficiary which is linked with the Aadhaar card. So it is mandatory to link aadhar to PM Kisan Yojana. 

How to Link Aadhaar to PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme? 

The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana comes under the Agriculture Department, Cooperation and Farmer Welfare Department. It was launched on February 24, 2019, to help farmers. As per the scheme, annually an amount of Rs 6,000 will be credited to their bank accounts directly in three equal instalments. 

The applicant must link their aadhaar card number with PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana to get the benefits of the scheme. 

One has to follow the below-mentioned steps to link Aadhaar Card with the PM Kisan Yojana: 

  • First, visit the bank branch that has been linked with the Aadhaar Card.
  • Now put your signature on the photocopy of the Aadhaar Card in the presence of the bank officer. Do carry the original Aadhaar Card with you.
  • Post Verification of the aadhaar card, the online aadhaar seeding will be done by the bank.
  • The 12-digit unique identification based Aadhaar number will be filled in it.
  • After a successful verification process, the individual will receive a message on their registered mobile number.

Do ensure to fill inaccurate details at the time of entering information. 

How to Check the Status of Payment in a Beneficiaries Account of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana? 

  • First, visit the official web portal of PM Kisan. 
  • Then click on the ‘Farmers Corner’. 
  • Now Select the ‘Beneficiary Status’.
  • Now the user can search the beneficiary status either by entering their account number of the aadhar card number or mobile number.
  • The status of the payment of a beneficiary will be visible on the screen. 

How to link a bank account with Aadhaar Online?

Step 1: Firstly, log in to the internet banking for the respective bank account too, which you wish to link your Aadhaar card.

Step 2: Then lookout for ‘Aadhar card seeding’ or ‘Add aadhar card’ or a similar option

Step 3: Proceed further and enter your aadhar details carefully and double-check the same before clicking on the submit button.

Step 4:The linking of a bank account with aadhar will be completed on successful verification of the information provided.

FTO Display on your bank account

If in case, the beneficiary of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi has not received the credited amount to their respective bank account, but the account is showing FTO (Fund Transfer Order), then one need not have to worry. Here FTO means that the information provided by the beneficiary has been verified by the government and the money will be soon credited to the account.

Benefits of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme 

  • This scheme has been started to provide minimum income support to the farming community which has to bear the unseen consequences of nature (unseasonal rainfall, floods, drought, natural calamities and so on). 
  • All the eligible farmers will be eligible to get a direct benefit transfer (DBT) of Rs 2,000 per quarter and annually an amount of Rs 6,000.
  • So far, over 5.5 lakh ineligible beneficiaries were found in Tamil Nadu state which resulted in a loss of over Rs 110 Crore to the exchequer.
  • The unidentified scammer has acquired publicly available information of the Aadhaar card to register under the PM Kisan Yojana.

How to Check PM Kisan Aadhar Link Status Online?

As per the rules and regulations of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, linking of Aadhaar card number with the yojana is mandatory to get the instalment amount directly credited to the bank account. One has to follow the below-mentioned steps to check the status for confirmation: 

  • First, visit the official web portal of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana 
  • Now, proceed further and go to the farmer's section.
  • Click on the edit Aadhaar failure records link.
  • Search your details by using the aadhaar number or bank account or mobile number or name of the farmer. 
  • The Account dashboard will open. 
  • You can check this webpage for the status of the Aadhaar card whether it has been linked or not. 

How to change Aadhaar card number in PM Kisan Correction Form? 

Aadhaar Card or the 12 digits unique identification number is an identification card issued by the government of India for its citizens. Currently, it is mandatory for linking aadhaar card to get a range of benefits from the government of India. The list of services includes securing an LPG subsidy, opening a bank account, a new mobile number, a PAN Card and so on.

If in case, there is any change in the aadhaar card, the same can be corrected by visiting the official website of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, by following the below-mentioned steps: 

  • First, visit the official website of PM Kisan Yojana at www.pmkisan.gov.in
  • Proceed further and go to the home page and now click on the ‘Farmer Corner’.
  • Now select the option ‘Edit Aadhaar Failure Records’.
  • You will be redirected to a new page. On this page, the user will be given the option for Aadhaar Card Number, Mobile Number, Bank Account Number, Farmer Number. 
  • Proceed further and click on the Aadhaar Number. 
  • After selecting the Aadhaar number option, fill in all the required details and click on ‘Update’.
  • All your details will be changed and updated accordingly. 

How to Update the Aadhaar Number? 

In the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, the credit instalment will be directly transferred to the farmer's bank account which is linked with the Aadhaar card. Hence it is necessary to link or update correct and accurate details related to the aadhaar card. If in case, the bank account has not been linked with an Aadhaar card, then the applicant will not be eligible to get the benefits of the scheme rolled out by the central government. 

One can update the details on the bank website online mode or submit it to the concerned bank officer. 

Steps to update or edit Aadhaar card number by farmers:

  • Visit the official website of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi. 
  • Proceed further and go to the farmer's section. 
  • Now click on the edit aadhaar failure records option. 
  • Search for details using mobile number or aadhaar number or bank account number or using farmer’s name.
  • Now your account dashboard will open.
  • Now the user can edit or update the Aadhar details accurately and submit them. 
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