Kisan Maan Dhan Pension Scheme: After the age of 60, farmers will get pension of up to 3 thousand, know how to take benefits
new Delhi. With a view to improving the economic condition of the farmers who depended entirely on farming, the Modi government had launched the Kisan Maandhan Yojana (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana). Under this scheme, a pension of 3 thousand rupees a month or 36 thousand rupees annually is given to the farmers as pension. Those farmers whose account is linked with PM Kisan Yojana (Pm Kisan Samman Nidhi yojana), then they can directly avail the Manadhan Yojana. No separate paperwork will be required for this. The amount of contribution for this pension scheme is deducted directly from the account.
What is plan
To protect the future of small and marginal farmers of the country, the Kisan Maandhan Yojana is being run by the Central Government. In this, farmers above 60 years of age can get a pension of up to Rs 3000 per month. The scheme will benefit the farmer and his wife. This scheme has been kept free for the Kisan Samman Nidhi account holders. Farmers get 36000 rupees in this annually. This is divided equally into 12 installments. Farmers whose name is registered with PM Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana) can directly avail this scheme. At the same time, those who are not connected to this scheme will have to contribute every month to take advantage of the Mahanand Pension Scheme. The amount that a person has to deposit every month is decided based on the age of the shareholder.
Who can apply
Any farmer between the age of 18 to 40 years can avail the benefit of Kisan Maandhan Pension Scheme. The applicant will have to contribute partially between Rs 55 to 200 every month till the age of 60 years. It will also be deposited by the government. When you reach 60 years of age, then you will get a pension of 3 thousand rupees a month or 36 thousand rupees annually. To apply, the applicant should have only 2 hectares of cultivated land. People who join the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) scheme or National Pension Scheme and Employees Provident Fund (EPFO) cannot avail the benefit of this scheme.