Social Welfare

Samajwadi Pension Yojana

The Samajwadi Pension Yojana is started by Uttar Pradesh government to encourage savings among people living below the poverty line and provide them financial assistance.  The Samajwadi Pension scheme is expected to replace the existing pension scheme in Uttar Pradesh namely Rani Laxmibai Pension Yojana. This new pension scheme strives to provide financial assistance at least to one family out three poor families. The scheme provides many features like the scheme provides a monthly pension of Rs. 500 each rural family. The Samajwadi Pension Yojana aims to improve the financial condition of economically backward sections in Uttar Pradesh who don’t have any sources of income. Under this scheme, the Uttar Pradesh government decides to include 12 lakh families from the ST, SC group, 10 lakh form the minority group and 18 lakh families from General and Other Backward Classes (OBC). The Samajwadi Pension Yojana is primarily targeted towards categories such SC, ST, OBC and General category of people living below the poverty line.

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Benefits of Samajwadi Pension Yojana:

  • The Samajwadi Pension Yojana provides benefits in the form of financial assistance to help poor. The exact financial structure is mentioned below
  • The scheme provides a monthly pension of 500 each rural family
  • The pension amount increases by 50 in the subsequent financial years
  • The maximum pension limit offered by the Samajwadi Pension Yojana scheme is 750 per month
  • The scheme is particularly designed for families living below the poverty line in Uttar Pradesh
  • The pension will be paid to the head of a family. Pension amount transferred electronically to bank accounts of concerned individuals
  • All districts of Uttar Pradesh are covered under this scheme
  • Windows Disable persons are going to get benefits of the scheme

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Samajwadi Pension Yojana:

  1. Any family living below the poverty line can apply for this scheme
  2. The family should be residence in Uttar Pradesh
  3. The main beneficiary should have a bank account either with SBI or any other nationalized banks.
  4. If a family has children falling in the age group of 6 to 14 years, those children must be enrolled in any government school so as to avail the benefit of Samajwadi Pension Yojana
  5. Children should have minimum 70% attendance at school every month. Attendance will be tracked on daily basis via SMS
  6. The beneficiaries who enjoy the benefits of this scheme should get enrolled in Rashtriya Saksharta Mission. They need to be educated if they are illiterate
  7. Children below the age 5 years need to be vaccinated regularly at government hospitals
  8. Children must participate in medical tests held in School at a gap of 6 months
  9. Birth of a child should take place in government hospitals. Mothers should be hospitalized for delivery at government hospital
  10. Income taxpayers can’t apply for this scheme
  11. Government employees are not eligible
  12. Employees of private firms are not eligible
  13. Families whose members are enrolled in another pension scheme such as Old Pension Scheme or any other scheme
  14. Families who own motor vehicle are not eligible
  15. Families who possess properties such as land amounting to 0.5 hectares are not eligible

Document required for applying Samajwadi Pension Yojana:

  1. Residence proof e.g. certificate from residence authority
  2. Bank account passbook details e.g. account number, account holder name, IFSC code, MICR code (Bank account should be in Nationalize bank e.g. SBI)
  3. Aadhar card
  4. BPL card or Ration card
  5. Caste certificate
  6. Disability certificate if person is disabled
  7. Minority declaration certificate only for minority community
  8. Identity proof e.g. voter ID
  9. Domicile certificate if available
  10. Certificate that stating applicant has not more than 0.5 hectare

Application procedure:

  1. Any family can apply for the Samajwadi Pension Yojana online. The online application of this scheme is available on the official website of Samajwadi Pension Yojana namely http://sspy-up.gov.in An applicant needs to first visit the website and follow the following steps:
  2. Log-in to http://sspy-up.gov.in
  3. Click on the option for downloading the Samajwadi Pension yojana online form
  4. Fill the downloaded application form
  5. Upload the filled application form supported by all required documents

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Candidate can contact to Gram Panchayat office because The scheme would select families at the Gram Panchayat level

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website: http://sspy-up.gov.in
  2. http://sspy-up.gov.in/pdf/go.pdf
  3. http://sspy-up.gov.in/IndexSW.aspx
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