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Scheme
Concerned Department : Social Welfare Department
Concerned District : All
Organisation Name : Social Welfare Department
Scheme Details
Title / Name: : National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : Central
Funding Pattern : NSAP is a Centrally Sponsored Programme under which 100 percent Central assistance is made available to the State/UT in accordance with the norms, guidelines and conditions laid down by the Central Government. Funds are released directly to the districts in two installments during a year.
Beneficiaries : Pregnant Women, Senior Citizen, BPL Families
Benefits Types : Other
Eligibility criteria
Income : --
Age : --
Community : --
Other Details : --
How To Avail : At the district level, NSAP is implemented by the District Collector/Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner. At the ground level, NSAP is to be implemented by the Panchayats/Municipalities to make the programme more responsive and cost effective.
URL :
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On : 15-Aug-1995
Valid Upto : 31-Mar-2025
Description : The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) is a 100 percent Centrally Sponsored Scheme under which assistance is provided for social security to poor households in line with the Directive Principles enshrined in Article 41 and 42 of the Constitution. The programme came into effect on 15-08-95 and has three components : 1.National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS) 2.National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) 3.National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS)