Kisan Pension Yojana

Details about Kisan Pension Yojana (KPY)

The main objective of the Uttarakhand Pension Yojana is to provide financial assistance to all the needy citizens of the state. Through this scheme, all the eligible citizens of Uttarakhand will be able to maintain themselves properly and their life will also improve. Citizens of Uttarakhand will become self-reliant through Uttarakhand Pension Yojana. All the citizens coming below the poverty line can take advantage of the Uttarakhand Pension Yojana. Now through this scheme, the beneficiaries will not have to face problems in living. Money is transferred to the beneficiary’s account through direct bank transfer.
Under the Uttarakhand Kisan Pension Yojana, financial assistance is provided to the old farmers of the state. To take advantage of this scheme, the age of the farmer should be more than 60 years. This financial assistance is Rs 14,400 per year. Which is provided by the government in two instalments at an interval of 6-6 months. So far Rs 1539 crore has been spent under this scheme.

What are the benefits of Kisan Pension Yojana?

This scheme will help all the Kisans of Uttarakhand with a financial assistance of Rs 14,400 per year.

What is the eligibility criteria for Kisan Pension Yojana?

  1. The applicant must be a permanent resident of Uttarakhand.
  2. The applicant’s age should be more than 60 years.
  3. The applicant should not get pension benefits from any other sources.
  4. The Applicant should have a maximum of 2 hectares of land and do farming on the same.

How to apply for Kisan Pension Yojana Scheme?

  1. Visit Official website of Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttarakhand. Click Here
  2. On the home page, click on Application forms of all the Schemes OR you can Click Here to go the page directly.
  3. On the new page, click on the “Kisan Pension Yojana” link and a form will be downloaded. Click Here to download the application form directly.
  4. Fill the application form and enclose the required documents with it.
  5. Then along with all the necessary documents and affidavits, you have to submit them to the District Horticulture Officer / Chief Agriculture Officer’s office.

What are the documents required along with the Kisan Pension Yojana application form?

List of the required documents are as follows:

  1. Land Documents.
  2. Aadhaar Card of the applicant farmer.
  3. Age certificate.
  4. The land related affidavit will have to be submitted on stamp paper of Rs.10.
  5. Address proof.
  6. Photocopy of the first page of bank account for bank account details.
  7. Passport size color photo.
  8. Caste certificate.
  9. Voter ID card.

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