Wednesday, May 26, 2021

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Kisan Credit Cards KCC - Avail Loan @Low Rate of Interest

 Government of India has introduced many Schemes for the sake of Farmers in the country. These Schemes are providing Financial Security to the Farmers. PM Kisan Samman Nidhi is best scheme brought for the Farmers in India. Under this Scheme, Farmers of India are getting Rs. 6000/- financial support per every year and recently got credited Rs.2000/- in their Account. Here is an another Good News for Farmers KCC which is offering Agricultural Loans at low rate of Interests. KCC, Kisan Credit Card definately fullfil the needs of Farmers in India.

Under the Central Govt schemes, Kisan Samman Nidhi is the Best one for farmers. The Farmers who are availing / Eligible for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, are eligible for Kisan Credit Card. DAC&FW has launched PM KISAN, an income support scheme for  all land holder farmer  families in  the country. More than 9.7 crore farmer families have been registered on the PM-KISAN portal and the benefit of income support has been transferred to nearly 8.4 crore farmers. The land ownership of such farmers has been vetted by the concerned States/U.T. The bank account details of most of these 8.4 crore farmers are already available with the bank branches where the benefit is being transferred by Govt. of India directly. There are at present 6.67 crore active KCCs in the country. State/U.T. wise number of active KCCs is enclosed at Annexure-I Even if it is presumed that all the active KCC holders are PM-KISAN beneficiaries, there are nearly 3 crore beneficiaries who do not have KCC. Since the banks already have most of the information of the PM-KISAN beneficiaries and as most of the Aadhar number is available with Gol, they can be easily and quickly provided the KCC benefit by submitting a copy of the land record and details of crops sown. For this purpose a one page form has been devised by IBA and copy of the same has been uploaded on the websites of all Scheduled Commercial Banks as well as website of the Ministry as well as on the PM-KISAN portal.

  1. It has been decided to provide benefit of KCC to all PM-KISAN beneficiaries in Mission Mode with a view to ensure coverage of maximum number of such farmers for which a 15 day special drive starting from 8th February, 2020 is being launched. During this drive, the following is proposed
  2. All the PM-KISAN beneficiaries are to be requested to approach the bank branch where they have PM-KISAN Account, for availing benefit of KCC for accessing concessional Institutional Credit during this period. All PM KISAN beneficiaries who already have existing KCC can approach their bank branch for enhancement of limit if required.
  3. Those with inactive KCC cards may approach the bank branch for activation of KCC and sanction of fresh limit.
  4. Those without a KCC card may approach the bank branch with land record details along with details of crops sown by them for sanction of limit under KCC.
  5. Those farmers who have KCC but want inclusion of admissible enhanced limit for livestock and fisheries may do so.

This list of PM-KISAN beneficiaries who do not have KCC from the same bank branch shall be shared by the bank with the Village Sarpanch, as well as with the Bank Sakhi attached with the bank under NRLM, who will go in the field to motivate such farmers for coming to the bank branch for issue of KCC. SMS shall be sent to all the PM-KISAN beneficiaries through the PM-KISAN portal for contacting their concerned bank branch for getting benefit of KCC for accessing concessional institutional credit

All PM-KISAN beneficiaries shall have to fill a one page simplified form giving their details of land record, crop details and a declaration that they have not availed benefit of KCC from any other branch.

Those PM-KISAN beneficiaries whose credit limit is within Rs. 1.6 lakh shall be straight away issued a KCC with approved sanction limit on providing the desired information in the form. Those beneficiaries whose limit as per land area and crop grown is more than Rs.1.6 lakh shall be sanctioned KCC in principle but credit limit will be sanctioned only on completion of legal formalities for mortgage. Basically all PM-KISAN beneficiaries have been in principle auto approved for issue of KCC and shall be sanctioned credit limit subject to completion of simple formalities as detailed above. 

The procedure of filling up a simplified form for PM-KISAN beneficiaries through Common Service Centres (CSC) has also been activated. PM-KISAN beneficiaries can visit these centres for easy enrolment under KCC and sanction of credit limit.