Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana – Pension Scheme

Government of Maharashtra implemented Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana to help women, orphan children and person suffering from a severe illness in the State. Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana’s key objective is to support the needy person financially.

Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana Beneficiaries

The main focus of this scheme is to help women and children. Below mentioned persons will get monthly Pension through Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana:

  • Dispute
  • Disabled person
  • Blind
  • Orphan children
  • A person suffering from a severe illness
  • Divorced women
  • Outraged women
  • Transgender
  • Abandoned women
  • Women freed from prostitution

Eligibility for Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Pension

Beneficiaries mentioned above are eligible for this Pension. Other eligibility criteria to receive Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Pension are listed below:

  • The person should be a resident of Maharashtra
  • A person with 40% and above disability is eligible for SGN Pension
  • A person who is affected by significant illness will be eligible only if the age is below 65 years
  • If the family income of a person is less than Rs. 21000, then he or she can apply for SGN Pension

Pension Amount

1. Family with only one beneficiary Rs. 600.

2. Family with more than one beneficiary Rs. 900.

Document Required to Apply SGNY

Essential documents to apply the Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Scheme are below for reference:

  • Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Scheme Application Form
  • Residence certificate of Maharashtra
  • Age proof document (Niradhar old age certificate)
  • Income certificate to prove family income is below Rs. 21000 (Salary slip can be provided)
  • Certificate of BPL (Below Poverty Line family).
  • Certificate of incapacity can be provided.
  • In the case of major illness, Medical certificate needs to be submitted. The medical certificate should be issued by the medical superintendent or the civil surgeon of Government hospitals.

Applying for Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Scheme

Procedure to apply for Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Pension scheme:

Step 1: Fill Sanjai Gandhi Niradhar Yojana Application form.

Step 2: After filling all details in the application form, visit Talathi of the village.

Step 3: You need to visit Tahsildar for further process.

Step 4: You have to contact the officer of District social welfare officer to complete the application procedure.

Step 5: The State Government will announce the beneficiaries list and Pension will be granted to such beneficiaries.

 Step 6: Pension amount will be distributed to all beneficiaries through Tahsildar.

Author: Nidhi Biswas

I am a bba final year student. Here to write about helping the poor ones with the related schemes and the one who are willing to read.