GANDERBAL, FEB 9: For the effective and speedy implementation of the
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KSN) Yojana, the District Development
Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla today chaired a meeting to review preparation and
finalize the modalities for its implementation in the district.
The meeting was attended by ADDC, Ganderbal Shafqat Iqbal, ACR, Ganderbal, Nisar
Ahmad Malik, SDM, Kangam, District Agriculture Officer, District Horticulture Officer,
Tehsildars, Patwaris and other concerned officials.
A detailed discussions were held on various aspects of the scheme regarding uploading
of beneficiaries data, preparation of list of exclusive categories, activation of beneficiaries
accounts, collection of Data and organization of camps etc.
Addressing the meeting, the DDC said that under PM-KSN Yojna, landholding farmer
families, having cultivable land upto 2 hectares, will be provided direct income support at the
rate of Rs. 6,000 per year. This income support will be transferred directly into their bank
accounts in three equal installments of Rs. 2,000 each, he added.
The programme will be effective from 1st December, 2018 and the first installment for
the period upto 31st March 2019 will be paid in March, 2019.
During the meeting, the DDC asked the concerned officials to finalize and certify the
beneficiary list by 22th February, 2019 for uploading to the Portal, so that the entitled benefits
are speedily transferred to the farmers.
The DDC asked the concerned officials to prepare database of eligible beneficiary
landholder farmer families in the villages by capturing the details as per defined format like
Name, Age, Gender, Category (SC/ST) , Aadhaar Number, Bank Account Number and mobile
number so that the information related to transfer of benefit can be communicated to the
For collection of data of beneficiaries and to generate awareness among farmers
regarding PM-KSN Yojna, field implementation committee was formed at Tehsil level which
includes officials from agriculture/horticulture department, Patwaris and Tehsildar as nodal
DDC directed the officers of concerned departments to activate men and machinery
and to expedite the process for effective implementation of this schemes at grass root level in
the district so that the farmers can avail benefits of these scheme.