So far 14 installments of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi have been sent to farmers’ accounts. Now the beneficiaries are waiting for the 15th installment. According to media reports, the 15th installment of Pradhan Mantri Kishan Yojana will be sent to the accounts of eligible farmers in November. If there is confusion in your name. That is, if the name written in PM Kisan and the name written in Aadhaar card are different, then your 15th installment may be stopped. In such cases, if there is a mistake in your name and your installments are stopped, correct it quickly. By adopting some simple methods, you can correct your name i.e. name on Aadhaar card. So let’s find out how to change the name?
Change your name as per Aadhaar
- Visit the official website of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Yojana.
- On the home page of the portal, find the “Change beneficiary name as per Aadhaar” option under the “Farmer’s Corner” column and enter the Aadhaar number.
- Your application will be valid only when the Aadhaar number is saved in the database.
- If the Aadhaar number is not saved in the database, you will receive an SMS. “Provided Aadhaar number is not in database. Please contact District/Village Level Officer for further details.”
- If your Aadhaar number is already saved, you will be asked yes or no to change the name.
- If you click yes, then your information like registration number, farmer name, mobile number, sub-district, village, aadhaar number will be clearly visible in front of you.
- You will then be instructed to complete the e-KYC process and the PM Kishan database will be updated with the farmer information obtained from Aadhaar.
In such a situation, you can change your name in Aadhaar through the simple process given above. This whole process is very simple. Any farmer can easily do this at home. There is no need to learn anywhere or take the help of an intermediary.
What is Pradhan Mantri Kisan Yojana?
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM Kisan) scheme, the government provides financial assistance to farmers. Under the scheme, eligible farmers are paid Rs 6,000 per year, which is paid in three equal installments of Rs 2,000 each. It was launched on February 24, 2019, with the first installment being paid once every four months.