1.Sr. Citizen / State Old Age Pension
2.ANC Pension
4.Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension (IGNOAP)

Sr. Citizen / State Old Age Pension

A regular payment made by the state/central to people of or above the official retirement age and to some widows and disabled people to support them by providing a partial financial compensation. The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) is a centrally sponsored scheme of the government of India, that provides financial assistance to the elderly, widows, and persons with disabilities in the form of Social Pension. This pension scheme in State level differs from State to State, whereas in Central Level pension schemes are same throughout the Nation.

Old Age Pension:

INDIA, Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) is a non-contributory old age pension scheme that covers Indians who are 60 years and above and live below the poverty line. All individuals above the age of 60 who live below the poverty line are eligible to apply for IGNOAPS. All IGNOAPS beneficiaries aged 60–79 receive a monthly pension of Rs. 300 (Rs. 200 by a central government and Rs. 100 by the state government). Those 80 years and above receive a monthly pension amount of Rs.750. In Republic Centre, We do registration for eligible people to get their pension from eligible pension Scheme.


From 01.01.2017, the Maternity Benefit Programme would be implemented in all the districts of the country in accordance with the provision of the National Food Security Act, 2013. The programme is named as ‘Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana’ (PMMVY).PMMVY aims to provide partial compensation for wage loss, in terms of cash incentives, so that pregnant women can take adequate rest before and after delivery of the first living child.

Under PMMVY, a cash incentive of ` 5000/- would be provided directly in the account of Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) for the first living child of the family subject to their fulfilling specific conditions relating to Maternal and Child Health.

All pregnant women and lactating Mothers excluding pregnant women who are in regular employment with central/state govt/PSU’s.This beneficiary scheme is eligible to receive benefits only once.

The eligible beneficiaries would receive the remaining cash incentives as per approved norms towards maternity benefit under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) after institutional delivery so that on an average, a woman will get 6000/-PMMVY, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, would provide grants-in-aid to the State Governments/This money not given to hand, directly deposited into eligible women bank account or post office account.


A Ration Card is a document issued under an order or authority of the State Government, as per the Public Distribution System, for the purchase of essential commodities from fair price shops. Ration cards are an official document entitling the holder to a ration of food, fuel, or other goods issued by the Government of India.Ration cards are voluntary in India; they are needed to obtain subsidized food and fuel. Eligibility for the Antyodaya, BPL and APL ration cards are based on the economic status of the family.

Ration cards

are an official document entitling the holder to a ration of food, fuel, or other goods issued by the Government of India.
They are primarily used when purchasing subsidized foodstuffs (wheat, rice, sugar ) and kerosene.
They are an important subsistence tool for the poor, providing proof of identity and a connection with government databases.
in hill states, tribal and desert area villages with a population of 250 persons and above by 2007
India's public distribution system (PDS) is based on the ration card, which it uses to establish identity, eligibility, and entitlement.

Versions of the ration card include

The A4 folded paper card
Plastic card embedded with an integrated circuit (IC).
Both versions bear a photograph of the head of the bearer's family. One card per family is issued by the state government.

Three card categories are issued:

Extreme poverty level (Antyodaya) Below poverty line (BPL)
Above poverty line (APL).
The poverty lines are regularly defined by the Planning Commission of India based on data collection and analysis from various sources.


Article 41 of the Indian Constitution directs the State to provide public assistance to its citizens in case of 'unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement and in other cases of undeserved want within the limit of its economic capacity and development.
In the year 1995 the NSAP (NATIONAL SOCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM) is launched with the aim of providing social assistance to destitute (extremely poor and lacking the means to support oneself) "defined as any person who has little or no regular income from themselves or through family or other sources". In the NSAP they have started IGNOAP scheme in which the old age people from age 60 years-79 years will get 300/- as Pension every month. Out of which 200/- is given by the Central Govt and 100/- is given by the State Govt. For people of age 80 years and above both the Govt’s together are giving a pension of 750/- per month which is not specified.


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