8 minutes agoWriters: Ashish Urmalia
2 crore 55 lakh farmers of UP are taking advantage of PM Samman Nidhi Yojana. Out of these, 3 lakh 15 thousand 10 farmers are taking advantage of this scheme in a wrong way. In fact, he was not even eligible for this scheme. The information of such ineligible farmers has been collected, now the money given by the government to them will be recovered. Come on, before reading the news further, you can give your opinion by participating in this poll.
The government has given the last chance to such ineligible farmers. If they want, they can get the amount taken through the online portal back on their own. Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has directed all the responsible to collect money from the ineligible farmers and deposit the amount in the account of the Central Government. Now know the full figures…
Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has directed all the responsible to collect money from the ineligible farmers and deposit the amount in the account of the Central Government.
10 installments have arrived, waiting for 11th
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana was started on 1st December 2018. Under this, farmers are given a benefit of Rs 6000 directly in their bank account in a year. An installment of Rs 2000 is given to the farmer every 4 months. So 10 such installments of 2000 rupees have been received by the farmers of UP.
All the farmers are waiting for the 11th installment which is likely to come by June 30. Actually, this 11th installment is stalled because now the government has made e-KYC mandatory to take advantage of PM Kisan Yojana. Farmers can get e-KYC verification done only till May 31.
To take advantage of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, it has been made mandatory to have e-KYC.
Installment of 6 lakh 18 thousand farmers is pending
Out of 2 crore 55 lakh farmers, the installment of 6 lakh 18 thousand farmers has been stopped. That is because the Aadhaar number of those farmers is wrongly entered on the portal or their names are wrong in their Aadhaar. On such matters, the Chief Secretary has directed that the problems should be resolved immediately by rectifying the data of the farmers. Make a team of Revenue and Agriculture Department and complete 100% work by June 30.
80 thousand new applications received
The Chief Secretary said that new applications of 80,258 farmers have been received. With this, he has instructed all the district magistrates to complete the KYC verification of all the beneficiaries by May 31. He said, “Till now only 53 per cent of the beneficiaries have done e-KYC. The benefits should be extended to all the eligible beneficiaries at the earliest.”
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana was started on 1st December 2018. In this, farmers are given 6000 rupees in a year.
Ineligible farmers caught by e-KYC, DM will charge 6 billion rupees
Ever since the government has made e-KYC mandatory for the farmers taking benefits of this scheme. Since then 3 lakh farmers have turned out who were not eligible. The concerned department, with the help of Aadhar number, ascertained the economic condition of such farmers and found them ineligible.
According to the information till now, the UP government has given 6 billion 30 crore 2 lakh rupees to the ineligible farmers. Now the DM of all the districts and the concerned officers will recover this money from those farmers.
These 7 types of farmers should not have got the benefit
Despite having these rules, till now 3 lakh, 15 thousand 10 such ineligible farmers were taking advantage of this scheme.