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PM Kisan: Deadline to Update eKYC Revised Again; Details Inside

According to a message on PM Kisan Portal, eKYC is mandatory for all the farmers registered under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. It must be noted that Aadhaar based eKYC through OTP authentication has been temporarily suspended.

Abha Toppo
PM Kisan farmer
Aadhaar based eKYC through OTP authentication has been temporarily suspended

There is a piece of important news for more than 12 crore farmers registered under PM Kisan Yojana. The government has once again extended the last date for updating e-KYC. Earlier, the deadline was 22 May 2022 but yesterday the date has been revised.

Now farmers can update the eKYC till May 31, 2022.

According to the message on PM Kisan Portal, eKYC is mandatory for all the farmers registered under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. It must be noted that Aadhaar based eKYC through OTP authentication has been temporarily suspended.

Till now, the Modi government has now released 10 installments of PM Kisan Yojana under which an amount of Rs 6000 is sent annually in to the accounts of farmers in three equal installments of 2000 each.

11th Installment Date

According to media reports, the 11th installment will be released in the first week of April – most probably on Ram Navami i.e. 10 April 2022.

How to update PM Kisan e-KYC Online & Offline

Step 1: Go to PM Kisan's official website

Step 2: Click on the eKYC option available on the homepage

Step 3: Now enter your aadhaar card number and captcha code

Step 4: Click on the search button

Step 5: Enter your mobile number linked with the Aadhaar card

Step 6: Click on 'Get OTP' & enter the OTP in the specified field.

Note - Aadhaar based eKYC through OTP authentication has been temporarily suspended.

Update PM Kisan eKYC Offline

Besides completing PM Kisan eKYC online, you can also opt for the offline facility. For this, you will have to visit the nearest Common Service Center (CSC). Give your Aadhar card details to get their KYC verification completed.

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