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Scheme
Concerned Department : Community & Rural Development Department
Concerned District : All
Organisation Name : Community & Rural Development Department
Scheme Details
Title / Name: : National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : Central
Funding Pattern :
Beneficiaries : BPL Families, Others
Benefits Types : Pension, Cash, Other, Financial Assistance
Eligibility criteria
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Age : --
Community : --
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How To Avail : -
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Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On : --
Valid Upto : 31-Dec-2028
Description : The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) was launched by the Government of India from 15th August 1995. It has four components, viz: Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS), Indira Gandhi National Widows Pension Scheme (IGNWPS), Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS) and National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS). Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) : The Scheme provides financial assistance to the BPL persons attaining the age of 60 years or above, @ Rs.500/- per month per beneficiary and for those who have attained the age of 80 years and above @ Rs. 550/- per month per beneficiary. Indira Gandhi National Widows Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) : Under Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) beneficiary should be a BPL widow between 40-79 years of age and the ceiling for assistance is Rs.500 per month per beneficiary. Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS) : Under Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS) beneficiary should be BPL with severe or multiple disabilities between the age of 18-79 years and the ceiling for assistance is Rs.500 per month per beneficiary. National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) : The scheme provides a onetime assistance for extending financial assistance to below poverty line families on the death of a primary bread winner between the age of 18-59 years for Rs.20,000/-.