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Div Com concerned about gap in registration of farmers under under PM-KISAN

Last Updated on November 3, 2021 at 10:03 pm

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today directed the Banks and concerned departments to ensure 100% adhaar seeding of Kisan Credit Card holders and the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).

He issued these directions while chairing a meeting convened to review the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi ( PM KISAN) and Kissan Credit Card schemes.

The meeting was attended by Directors of Agriculture, Sheep Husbandry, Horticulture, Joint Director Fisheries, Animal Husbandry besides Lead Bank Managers of J&K Bank, SBI, PNB,EDI, Grameen Bank and other concerned. The Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division along with other concerned officers participated in the meeting through video conferencing.

The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the present status of KCC and PM KSN in their respective districts. The Div Com directed the DCs to hold regular meetings with the concerned officers and ensure 100% coverage of farmers under KCC scheme with active involvement of Lead Bank officials.

Reviewing the details, the Div Com expressed serious concern over the mismatch of figures/ variations in the KCC beneficiaries’ data. He directed the DCs to launch a sustained drive in their respective districts to find out reasons of variations and develop a portal for finding duplicity. He further asked concerned officers to re-verify the data to avoid errors and variations.

The Div Com took a serious note of the gap between actual number of farmers and those registered under the PM-KISAN scheme. He directed the Deputy Commissioners to hold a meeting with all the concerned officers and resolve the issues so that all the beneficiaries can avail the benefits of the scheme. The Div Com also discussed in detail the variations in the number of farmers who received 1st installment and those who were provided all installments.