Q. Consider the following statements regarding pradhan mantri kisan maan-dhan yojana (PM-KMY):
1.It covers all types of farmers.
2.The entry age for yojana is 18 to 50 years.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: pradhan mantri kisan maan-dhan yojana (PM-KMY) objective is to provide social security to Small and Marginal Farmers in their old age when they have no means of livelihood and minimal or no savings to take care of their expenses.

Beneficiaries:

  • Small and Marginal Farmers (Cultivable land up to 2 hectares as per land records of the concerned State/UT)
  • Entry Age between 18 to 40 years
  • Exclusions: Few categories of beneficiaries of higher economic status; Small and Marginal Farmers covered under any other statuary social security schemes such as National Pension Scheme (NPS), Employees’ State Insurance Corporation scheme, Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan Dhan Yojana (PM-SYM), etc.

Source: TMH Ramesh Singh