Kissan Card Scheme For Farmers Launched In Punjab By Maryam Nawaz

The Government of Pakistan has introduced the 8070 Kissan Card Scheme for farmers in Punjab. This initiative provides interest-free loans and facilitates the purchase and sale of fertilizers and crop production. Here’s a detailed guide on the scheme, eligibility criteria, and how to apply.

Overview of the 8070 Kissan Card Scheme

The 8070 Kissan Card Scheme, launched by Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, aims to support poor farmers in Punjab by offering interest-free loans up to Rs. 150,000. These loans are repayable within six months, allowing farmers to enhance their crop production and meet other agricultural needs without financial strain.

Objectives of the Punjab 8070 Kissan Card Scheme

Financial Assistance: Provide interest-free loans up to Rs. 150,000.

Fertilizer and Seeds Purchase: Facilitate the purchase of fertilizers and seeds.

Economic Development: Boost crop production to contribute to the economic development of the country.

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Kissan Card Scheme For Farmers Launched In Punjab By Maryam Nawaz

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the 8070 Kissan Card Scheme, farmers must meet the following criteria:

Land Ownership: Farmers holding between 1 to 12.5 acres of land are eligible.

Land Registration: The cultivator must have the existing land registered with the Record Centre.

SIM Registration: The farmer must have a SIM registered under their ID card number.

Valid ID Card: The farmer should possess a valid CNIC issued by NADRA.

No Other Government Funds: The farmer must not be receiving funds from any other government department.

Loan Repayment: The eligible farmer must commit to repaying the loan within six months.

How to Register for the 8070 Kissan Card Scheme

The registration process for the Kissan Card Scheme is straightforward. Here’s how you can apply:

Prepare Your Information: Ensure you have your 13-digit NADRA ID card and a mobile phone with a SIM registered in your name.

Send SMS: Open your mobile SMS inbox, type your CNIC number with a space, and send it to 8070.

Verification: Your ID card information will be sent to government representatives for verification.

Confirmation: You will receive a message confirming your eligibility and registration details.

Loan Disbursement: If eligible, you will be granted a loan from the Bank of Punjab and Agriculture Bank, as set up by the government.

Conclusion

The 8070 Kissan Card Scheme by the Punjab Government is a significant step towards empowering farmers by providing financial support and facilitating agricultural purchases. By meeting the eligibility criteria and following the simple registration process, farmers can avail themselves of interest-free loans and contribute to the agricultural development of the region.

For further information and updates on various government schemes, you can visit the BISP 7181 Ehsaas website, which provides daily updates and details on multiple programs.

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