Answered on February 23,2019
Following documents are required for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme.
- Aadhar card
- Bank Account number
- Identity proof document for verifying name, age, gender
- Caste certificate or relevant documents to prove the category (SC/ST) of the applicant
The States shall prepare database of eligible beneficiary landholder farmer families in the villages capturing the
- Category (SC/ST)
- Aadhaar Number (in case Aadhaar Number has not been issued then Aadhaar Enrollment Number together with any other prescribed documents for purposes of the identification such as Driving Licence, Voters’ ID Card, NREGA Job Card, or any other identification documents issued by Central/State/UT Governments or their authorities, etc.)
- Bank Account Number
- IFSC Code
Though mobile number is not mandatory but it is advised that when available it may be captured so that the information related to sanction/transfer of benefit can be communicated.
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