Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme – Eligibility criteria, Application form: Telangana chief minister Shri k. Chandrasekhar Rao on 6th of January announced a special pension scheme for the helpless single women. Under this scheme, single women with annual income under 2lakhs will get a monthly pension of Rs 1,000 by the government.
The beneficiary under this scheme are mainly the wives of farmers or handloom workers, who committed suicide and the poor wives of those who went to the gulf in search of a job and never came back.
This scheme will help the beneficiary in meeting their basic needs like food, water, and other livelihoods. This scheme will liberate the single women from poverty by providing them, economical independent.
The scheme is targeting the single women from backward classes and minority groups. This scheme will provide the sense of security to old age women who have lost the means of monthly income.
Aasara Pension Amount:
|SN||Category||Pension amount (in rupees)|
|6.||Person with HIV-AIDS||1000|
Eligibility Criteria for Aasara Pension Scheme:
Eligibility criteria and the verification documents for Aasara Pension Scheme are tabulated below.
|1.||Old Age||Age 65yrs or above||-Age should be as per age criteria.
-Government issued document for age proof.
-If documents not available, a government official will analyze the age by other factors like age of children.
-In the case above conditions are inapplicable, age will be verified through the various medical test.
|2.||Widow||i. Age 18yrs or above
ii. Death certificate of husband
iii. Annual evaluation for remarriage (in the case of the young widow)
|-Death certificate must be available.
-In case death certificate is not available, a local inquiry will be done under which a death certificate will be issued in next 2-3 months.
– in a case for remarriage, local bodies will ensure the update at the end of the year.
|3.||Toddy tappers||Age 50yrs or above||-verification will be made whether the beneficiary is a member of cooperative society or not.|
|4.||Weaver||Age 50yrs or above|
|Person undergoing retro Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART)||-Medical certificate from the concerned hospital is required.
-list of ART members will be checked by the authority from ART center.
|6.||Person with disability||i. A disabled person having more than 40% disability under SADAREM assessment.
ii. In the case of hearing impairment minimum disability should 51% or more.
– Medical certificate showing disability 40% or more under SADAREM.
– In the case of hearing impaired, disability 51% or more certificate.
The objectives of the Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme:
The main objective of this scheme is to provide economic independence to the helpless single women in the society. Providing the beneficiary a sense of social security. This also provides assistance in meeting the daily needs of the beneficiary living life with dignity.
Documents required for sanction of Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme:
- Photographs of the applicant.
- Adhar card of the applicant.
- A saving bank account details under the name of the beneficiary.
- Death certificate in case of the widow.
- Disability certificate in case of a person with the disability.
A pension card will be issued by the authority after the pension is sanctioned. The monthly pension will be directly deposited in the beneficiary’s saving account.
For any further details visit the official website http://www.aasara.telangana.gov.in/SSPTG/userinterface/portal/loginpage.aspx