YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme Andhra Pradesh

A monthly pension scheme for senior citizens, widows, weavers, toddy tappers, fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers, HIV patients & disabled in AP

The newly elected Chief Minister YS Jagan Reddy of Andhra Pradesh launched YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme. It is a monthly pension scheme for senior citizens, widows, weavers, toddy tappers, fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers, HIV patients & disabled in AP. It is a new version of the existing NTR Bharosa Pension scheme. The CM increased the pension amount & reduced the age limit for the scheme.

YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme
State:Andhra Pradesh
Benefits:A monthly pension
Beneficiaries:Senior citizens, widows, weavers, toddy tappers, fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers, HIV patients & disabled
Launched By:YS Jagan Reddy

Objectives:

  • To provide social security to the weaker sections of the society
  • To empower & help beneficiaries live their life with dignity

Benefits: Beneficiaries will be provided a monthly based on the categories mentioned below:

  • Old age pension: Rs. 2250/month
  • Widows, weavers, toddy tappers, fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers, HIV patients: Rs. 2,250/month
  • Disable pension: Rs. 3,000/month
  • People suffering from chronic kidney disease: Rs. 10,000/month

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The scheme is applicable only in Andhra Pradesh
  • Only permanent residents of AP can apply
  • The pension scheme is applicable only for the senior citizens, widows, weavers, toddy tappers, fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers, HIV patients & disabled
  • Age Limit for old age pension: 60 years

Read More: NTR Bharosa Pensions (NBP) Andhra Pradesh: Monthly pension to old aged, disabled, widow, weavers & patients

AP YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme Highlights:

  • The AP pension scheme was the poll promise of the YSRCP party.
  • It was the first decision taken by the new government.
  • The pension will be increased to Rs. 3,000 per month
  • The increase will happen with an increment of Rs. 250
  • The increment will be applicable from 1st June 2019
  • Earlier the age limit for the scheme was 65 years but now it is reduced to 60 years

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