Centre starts registration for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana

Ministry of Agriculture and
Farmers Welfare today
initiated the process of
registration for the Pradhan
Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan
Yojana (PM-KMY). It is an old
age pension scheme to all
Small and Marginal Farmers
in the country.

Talking to media persons in
New Delhi, Union Agriculture
Minister for Narendra Tomar
said that around 418 farmers
have registered their names
with Common Service
Centres in different states
during the first hour of the
launch at 11.

Under the scheme a monthly
pension of 3,000 rupees will
be provided to the eligible
farmers with up to two acres
of land-holding on attaining
the age of 60 years. The
scheme will be formally
inaugurated by the Prime
Minister Narendra Modi.