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Kerala Farmers’ Pension Scheme: Apply Online! Direct Link & Complete Process Inside

The Kerala Farmers Welfare Fund Board (KFWFB) has invited applications for the farmers' pension scheme.

Shruti Kandwal
A registration fee of Rs 100 must be paid by applicants when submitting an online application.
A registration fee of Rs 100 must be paid by applicants when submitting an online application.

Farmers can apply online for the pension scheme if they are above 18 years and below 65 years & have an annual income below Rs 5 lakh. The applicant must also have at least five cents worth of land to meet the requirements. Those who own more than 15 acres of land, however, are ineligible for the scheme.

Applications must be submitted online via the Kerala Farmers Welfare Fund Board (KFWFB) website at https://kfwfb.kerala.gov.in.

“Kerala Farmers Welfare Fund Act” was enacted on 20th December 2019 to create a welfare fund for the welfare and well-being of any farmer in the state, providing welfare benefits including pension, attracting the younger generation to agriculture and continuing efforts.

Important things to be submitted with the application

The application form must be submitted with self-attested copies of the farmer's self-declaration, photo, income certificate, bank passbook, Aadhaar card, land documents, and land tax receipts.

A registration fee of Rs 100 must be paid by applicants at the time of submitting the online application.

How to Register for the pension scheme

  • Go to the official website: https://kfwfb.kerala.gov.in

  • Click on the ‘New Registration’

  • It will then take you to a page where you have to fill in your mobile number to get yourself registered.

  • An OTP will be sent to your phone number, fill it in and press enter.

  • A new page will open where you can fill application form for membership

  • The form consists of six parts.

  • Once you are done with your application, submit it.

Central Govt's Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojna

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojna (PMKMY) was started by the Central government to provide social security to the Small and Marginal Farmers (SMF) in form of pension.  

Under this PM Maandhan scheme, provision has been made for payment of a minimum fixed pension of Rs. 3,000 per month or Rs. 36000 per year to the eligible small and marginal farmers, subject to certain exclusion clauses, on attaining the age of 60 years.  The Scheme is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme, with entry age of 18 to 40 years.

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