Mumbai Suburban District Welfare Schemes, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana

Maharashtra Government provide financial assistance to destitute persons, blind, disabled, orphan children, persons suffering from major illness, divorced women, abandoned women, women freed from prostitution, etc. through Sanjay Gandhi Yojana. Here are the details.

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Mumbai Suburban District Welfare Schemes, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana

Maharashtra Government provide financial assistance to destitute persons, blind, disabled, orphan children, persons suffering from major illness, divorced women, abandoned women, women freed from prostitution, etc. through different schemes. Some of the schemes have been implemented by State Government and some by Central Government. While some schemes are implemented by both state and central Government. Here are the details of Sanjay Gandhi Yojana.

Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan Yojana

The aim of Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan Yojana is to provide financial assistance to destitute persons, blind, disabled, orphan children, persons suffering from major illnesses, divorced women, abandoned women, women freed from prostitution, outraged women, Transgender, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Below age of 65 years
  • Annual family income upto Rs. 21,000/-

Benefits

  • Each Beneficiary will get Rs.600/- per month and family with more than one beneficiary will get Rs.900/- per month.
  • Benefit will be given to beneficiary till his/her children become 25 years old or he /she gets employed, whichever occurs first. If beneficiary has only daughters, the benefit will be continued even they become 25 years old or get married.

Documents Required

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Residence
  • Certificate of Age
  • Certificate of Income / Proof of Below Poverty Line family.
  • Certificate of Incapacity/ Disease – issued by the Civil Surgeon and Medical Superintendent of the Government Hospital.

Detailed Documentation | Contact: Tahsildar, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana of the respective taluk

Shravan Bal Seva Rajya Nivrutti Vetan Yojana

The aim of Shravan Bal Seva Rajya Nivrutti Vetan Yojana is to provide monthly pension to destitute aged persons.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Destitute aged persons of 65 years and above
  • Annual family income upto Rs. 21,000/- or persons belonging to Below Poverty Line family.
  • Persons should be the resident of state for 15 years.

Benefits

  • Pension amount of Rs.600/- per month for beneficiary with annual family income upto Rs.21,000/-
  • Pension amount of Rs.400/- per month for beneficiary belonging to BPL family + Rs. 200 per month from Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme.

Documents Required

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Residence
  • Certificate of Age
  • Certificate of Income / Proof of Below Poverty Line family.

Contact: Tahsildar, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana of the respective taluk

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme

The aim of Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme is to provide monthly pension to destitute aged person.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Destitute aged persons of 65 years and above
  • Persons belonging to Below Poverty Line family
  • Persons should be the resident of state for 15 years.

Benefits

Pension amount of Rs.200/- per month + Rs.400/- per month from Shravan Bal Rajya Seva Nivrutti Vetan Yojana.

Documents Required

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Residence
  • Certificate of Age
  • Certificate of Income / Proof of Below Poverty Line family.

Contact: Tahsildar, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana of the respective taluk

Indira Gandhi National Handicap Pension Scheme

The aim is to provide monthly pension to handicapped persons.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Handicap persons of age group of 18 to 65 years.
  • Persons belonging to Below Poverty Line family
  • Persons should be the resident of state for 15 years.

Benefits

Pension amount of Rs.200/- per month + Rs.400/- per month from Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan Yojana.

Documents Required

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Age
  • Proof of Below Poverty Line family
  • Certificate of Disability as per Central Government norms.

Contact: Tahsildar, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana of the respective taluk

Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme

To provide monthly pension to widow.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Widow of age group of 40 to 65 years.
  • Persons belonging to Below Poverty Line family
  • Persons should be the resident of state for 15 years.

Benefits

Rs.200/- per month + Rs.400/- per month from Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan Yojana.

Documents Required 

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Age
  • Proof of Below Poverty Line family
  • Death Certificate of Husband.

Contact: Tahsildar, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana of the respective taluka.

National Family Benefit Scheme

To provide a lump sum family benefit to households below the poverty line on the death of the primary breadwinner in the bereaved family.

Eligibility Criteria

On death of a primary breadwinner of age group of 18 to 64 years from BPL family.

Benefits: A lump sum amount of Rs.10,000/-.

Documents Required

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Age
  • Proof of Below Poverty Line family.
  • Death Certificate.

Contact: Tahsildar, Sanjay Gandhi Yojana of the respective taluka.

Also Read: Maharashtra Budget 2018-19 For Various SC/ST Welfare Schemes

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