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Government Of Assam Hailakandi District

Apply for PNRD Services

Apply for Widow pension

Checklist:

  • The applicant must be from BPL category (with a valid BPL id)
  • The applicant must be above 40 years of age
  • The applicant must be a widow
  • The applicant must have bank account

Overview

Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) was launched by the Central Government in 1995 as a part of the National Social Assistance programme. The scheme provides widows living below the poverty linea pension of Rs. 300 every month until their death. The contribution to this scheme is made by the Central Government, in association with the State Government.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be from BPL category (with a valid BPL id)
  • Any Citizen of India above 40 years of age
  • The applicant must be a widow

Documents Required

The following documents and information are mandatory :

  1. Personal particulars
  2. Address proof
  3. Age proof

Type of Service

Offline: Yes

How to Apply

Any applicant fulfilling the above criteria may approach any 62 nos of Gaon Panchayat under Hailakandi District and submit application.

Whom to Contact

Zilla Parishad, Hailakandi

Forms to be filled

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