Today we are going to give you information about the old age pension scheme of the Himachal Pradesh Government. Here we will tell you how you can take advantage of this scheme and how you can apply. Below you can have a look at this in detail:
The Himachal Pradesh government has started the old age pension scheme for the elderly people of the state. This scheme has been implemented for the people of every section of the state. Under the scheme, people of the state whose age is 70 years or above will get pension from the Himachal Government. The applicant of 70 years of age will be given a pension of 1350 rupees per month from the state government.
The purpose of this scheme is to provide financial help to the elderly people of the state so that they can become self reliant
|Name of Scheme||Himachal Pradesh Old Age Pension Scheme|
|Who Started this scheme||Himachal Pradesh Govt.|
|Eligibility for the scheme||Elederly people with 70 years or above age.|
|How much Pension will be given||1350 rupees.|
Benefits of Himachal Pradesh Old Age Pension Scheme
If a person belongs to BPL category and his age is 60 years (less than 70), then will be given 600 rupees per month. But the applicant’s annual income should not exceed Rs. 35000 per year.
General category or any other category whose age is 70 years will be given a pension of 1350 rupees per month.
Necessary documents for Himachal Pradesh Old Age Pension Scheme
A candidate must have a Aadhar card to take advantage of this scheme.
The amount of pension given by the government through the old age pension scheme will be credited directly to the bank account, therefore the candidate must have a bank account.
Passport size photo
It is mandatory for the candidate to have two passport size photographs to get the benefits of the scheme.
Beneficiaries with 60 years of age will have to pay income certificate to get a pension. But there is no need to give income certificate for the beneficiary whose age is 70 years.
Himachal Pradesh Old Age Pension Scheme Online Application
- To take advantage of the scheme, you will first need to get the Certificate of Old Age Pension Scheme.
- After this you will have to go to the Panchayat Secretariat and fill the form.
- After filling the form correctly, you can go to the Welfare Office and submit it.
- After you have thoroughly checked the documents, you will get pension facility