Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme
Objectives of Scheme:
- To assure a respectful life financial assistance are provided to the widows living below poverty line (BPL).
Eligibility of the Beneficiaries:
- Widows of age group 40 to 79 years.
Benefits Under the Scheme:
- Rs. 350 per month ( central contribution - Rs. 300, State Contribution - Rs. 50)
- The urban bodies / village panchayats will forward the application to the respective ULBs/Janpad panchayats with their recommendation. The respective urban bodies / Janpad panchayats have the right to accept / reject the same.