Here’s how to make eKYC on the PM Kisan website


The Prime Minister’s Kisan Samman fund scheme is a center-backed project aimed at providing financial assistance to families of farmers who own land. The beneficiaries of the scheme receive Rs 6000 annually, which is credited to their bank accounts in three equal installments.

To receive the next installment of Rs 2000, farmers have to link their Aadhaar to their PM Kisan accounts, as it is now mandatory for all beneficiaries to upgrade eKYC on the PM Kisan website. Farmers need to make OTP based Aadhaar authentication by visiting CSC Center.

Here’s how to update eKYC on the PM Kisan website

Visit the official website of PM-Kisan

On the eKYC option available in the upper right corner of the page

Enter Aadhaar card number, captcha code and ‘search’

Enter the mobile number linked with the Aadhaar card

‘Get OTP’ and enter the OTP in the specified field

According to website information, temporary problems with UIDAI’s OTP services may cause ‘time out’ and delay in receiving OTP. Farmers should visit nearby CSC centers for biometric authentication.

Here’s how to edit Aadhaar details on the PM Kisan website

Visit the official website

On the ‘Farmer’s Corner’ on the homepage

Select the ‘Edit Aadhaar Failure Documents’ option

Options like Aadhaar card number, mobile number, bank account number, farmer number appear.

On Aadhaar number selection

Enter all required details in the fields specified and ‘Update’

All the details of Aadhaar will be updated accordingly

The Aadhaar card is linked to the PM Kisan account and all the details are updated. If OTP is showing error, farmers can visit CSC centers to update their biometrics.

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