Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme: The Gujarat Government operates various assistance programs catering to different segments of the population, including the elderly. Among these programs is the Vridha Pension Yojna 2023, also known as the Niradhar Vridha Pension Yojna. In this post, we will provide details on two other schemes that aid the elderly: the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme and the Indigent Old Age Pension Scheme.
Vridha Pension Yojna 2023 Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme
The Ministry of Rural Development introduced the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme 2023 to provide assistance to individuals aged 60 years or above (65 years as per the revised age limit in 2011) living below the poverty line and fulfilling the revised eligibility criteria set by the Government of India. This scheme is a component of the National Social Assistance Programme and is Also part of the Gujarat Vridha Pension Yojna 2023.
Gujarat Vridha Pension Yojna 2023 Eligibility
The beneficiary should have a poverty line identity card showing 0-16 points.
The beneficiary should be a citizen of India.
The beneficiary should be 60 years or above.
Document list For Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme
- Poverty Line Identity Card showing 0-16 digits.
- Residence Proof
- Proof of age.
- Proof of citizenship.
To access the benefits of this scheme, individuals can obtain the pension scheme form through various channels. These include:
District Collector’s office
Mamlatdar office, where the form is available free of charge
Online application through the Village Level (V.C.E.) Gram Panchayat
The form can also be downloaded from the link provided below, which is also available in PDF format in this post.
How much monthly assistance is available in the old age pension scheme 2023?
Rs. 1000 to Rs.1250