PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana: Over 1.5 mn Farmers Could Not Receive Benefits In Jharkhand For This Reason

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Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 12th instalment of Rs 16,000 crore under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana to 10 crore farmers,

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still several farmers in Jharkhand could not receive the benefit for some reasons.

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As per a report by news agency IANS, the financial benefits have been discontinued for over 15.27 lakh people in Jharkhand as they fail to provide the necessary documents.

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In this regard, the Union Agriculture Ministry has sought a report on beneficiaries from all the states including Jharkhand.

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As per the report, nearly 15.27 lakh beneficiaries in Jharkhand, who either have not submitted the land documents or have not updated the KYC, are under the government’s radar.

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Out of these 15.27 lakh beneficiaries, 11.2 lakh people have not submitted the land documents while 4.07 lakh farmers have not updated the KYC.

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Over 30.97 lakh farmers in May 2019 had registered under the scheme in Jharkhand.

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They were also paid the financial benefit till four to six installments.

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However, now the government has stopped sending the financial aid to 15.27 lakh people as they failed to provide the required documents.