PM Kisan Next Installment Release Date and Status

The Indian government has announced that the next installment of the PM Kisan scheme will be released on November 15, 2023. This will be the 15th installment, and eligible farmers will receive Rs. 2000 in their bank accounts. PM Modi will distribute the funds during an event in Jharkhand.

Overview of PM Kisan Scheme

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi or PM Kisan scheme was launched by the Indian government in 2019 to provide financial support to farmers. Under this scheme, small and marginal farmers receive Rs. 6000 per year in three installments of Rs. 2000 each. The installments are released every 4 months into the farmers' bank accounts directly.

The main objectives of the PM Kisan scheme are:

  • To supplement the financial needs of farmers for procuring inputs like seeds, fertilizers etc.
  • To motivate farmers to continue with agriculture and not migrate to cities
  • To enable farmers to earn respectable livelihood

Over 11 crore farmers have benefitted under the scheme so far. With the upcoming 15th installment, the total funds disbursed will cross Rs. 2 lakh crores.

PM Kisan 15th Installment Release Date

The government has announced November 15, 2023 as the PM Kisan 15th installment date. On this day, over 10 crore beneficiaries will receive Rs. 2000 in their bank accounts.

The installment dates so far have been:

Installment No. Date
1st December 2018 - March 2019
2nd April - July 2019
3rd August - November 2019
4th December 2019 - March 2020

The upcoming 15th installment was delayed due to the eKYC deadline extension. But now with mandatory eKYC completion for beneficiaries, the government is ready to transfer funds.

Eligibility Criteria for PM Kisan

The government has set the following eligibility criteria for farmers to avail PM Kisan benefits:

  • The farmer should own cultivable land upto 2 hectares
  • The land should be in the name of the farmer
  • The farmer should have valid documents like land records to prove ownership
  • eKYC authentication is mandatory
  • The scheme only applies to small and marginal farmers

Apart from this, the farmer's name should not appear in any government service. The benefits are only for farmers involved in active agriculture.

How to Check PM Kisan 15th Installment Status

Farmers can check whether they have received the 15th installment in their accounts through the following methods:

  • Missed call service - Give a missed call to 011-24300606 from registered mobile number
  • PM Kisan portal - Visit and click on Beneficiary Status
  • PM Kisan app - Download from PlayStore and check status

By entering Aadhaar number, account number or mobile number, the farmer can view the status. It will show the amount credited and date of credit if funds have been transferred.

Use of PM Kisan Funds

The financial assistance provided under PM Kisan acts as a relief for farmers. They can use the funds for agriculture allied expenses like:

  • Buying seeds, fertilizers and pesticides
  • Labor and machinery hiring charges
  • Irrigation charges
  • Repaying crop loans
  • Household expenses

With no restrictions imposed, farmers have the liberty to use PM Kisan funds as per their discretion and priority needs.


The PM Kisan scheme has benefited millions of farmers over the years. With the upcoming release of 15th installment on November 15, 2023, over Rs. 2000 crores will be transferred. Farmers must complete eKYC formalities to receive funds on time. The financial aid empowers farmers and motivates them to continue farming.


Q1: What is the PM Kisan scheme?

A1: PM Kisan or Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi is a Central scheme launched in 2019 that provides income support of Rs. 6000 annually to small and marginal farmers in India.

Q2: Who launched the PM Kisan scheme?

A2: The PM Kisan scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in February 2019.

Q3: How much money do farmers get under PM Kisan?

A3: Under the PM Kisan scheme, small and marginal farmers get Rs. 6000 as annual financial support. This amount is released in 3 equal installments of Rs. 2000 every 4 months.

Q4: What is the last date for PM Kisan eKYC?

A4: The government has set an extended deadline of March 31, 2023 for PM Kisan eKYC. Farmers need to complete eKYC formalities before this date to keep receiving benefits.

Q5: How can I check my PM Kisan status?

A5: You can check your PM Kisan installment status through the portal or PM Kisan mobile app by entering Aadhaar number, bank account or mobile number linked with the scheme.

Q6: When will the next PM Kisan installment come?

A6: As per the latest announcement, the next and 15th PM Kisan installment will be released by PM Modi on November 15, 2023.


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