SANJAY GANDHI NIRADHAR YOJNA BRANCH

 

INTRODUCTION

 

 

This Branch is headed by Tahsildar (S.G.Y.) and he is also a D.D.O. of the Branch. R.D.C. is Officer in charge & District Collector, Akola is Controlling Officer of the Branch.

This Section mainly concerned with implementation of various Welfare Schemes for destitute persons & weaker sections of society. These Schemes are sponsored by Government of India as well as Government of Maharashtra. This Branch is responsible for successful implementation of following Welfare Schemes.

        Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Grant Scheme

        Indira Gandhi Niradhar Old, Landless, Destitute women farm labour Scheme

        Shrawan Bal Sewa Scheme / National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS)

        National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS)

        National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS)

SANJAY GANDHI NIRADHAR GRANT SCHEME

With View to provide suitable financial assistance to destitute persons and physically handicapped persons living in the State of Maharashtra, the Govt. of Maharashtra has started "Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Grant Scheme," on 2nd October, 1980. Under this scheme financial assistance on monthly basis is being provided to destitute as well as handicapped persons.

Categories of Beneficiaries

The following type of persons who are inhabitants of State of Maharashtra since 15 years and who are not resident of any Govt., Financial Institute or Authority Aided Institute or home are eligible for benefits of the Scheme.

(1)              Blind, Handicapped, Patient suffering from T.B./ Paralysis/ Brain Hemorrhage/ Cancer/Aids persons (men & women) below the age of 65 years who are not able to earn livelihood themselves

(2)              Economically destitute widows.

Benefits

Rs. 250/- p.m. financial assistance per head is provided on quarterly basis to the beneficiaries. In case of economically destitute widows for two family members aid of Rs. 500/- p.m. and for more than two family members aid of Rs. 625/- p.m. is provided under the scheme.

How to apply

a)                 The Applicant has to apply in prescribed Application Form (in two copies) to Naib Tahsildar (S.G.Y.) of the concerned Tahsil Office. In case of Akola Municipal Corporation limits application should be submitted to Tahsildar (S.G.Y.) in Collector Office, Akola.

Attachments

b) Income Certificate signed by concerned Talathi & Revenue Inspector, Proof of Residence, Proof of Age, Two copies of family photograph, Affidavit declaring non residence of any Govt., Financial Institute or Authority Aided Institute or home, Birth Certificate of Children, Husband's Death Certificate etc.

Important Note :-

This scheme covers destitute person who are living Below Poverty Line (B.P.L.) Generally, person who has children less than 18 years age are entitled for the benefit of the scheme. But in view to extend benefits to needy person the govt. of Maharashtra vide G.R. dated 14th January, 2004 made provision that persons who have children more than 18 years' of age but if they are not employed or not able to get sufficient earning, the total income of family remains below poverty line specification, such person is entitled to the benefits of the scheme. But in such case the major child has to submit affidavit declaring his income , which must be less than the norms.

 

 

Indira Gandhi Niradhar Old, Landless, Destitute women farm labour Scheme

 

With view to provide financial assistance to Old Age Landless Destitute women farm labour living in State Of Maharashtra, the Govt. of Maharashtra has started this scheme on 19th November, 1991. Under this scheme financial assistance on monthly basis is being provided to Old Age Landless Destitute Women Farm Labour.

Categories of Beneficiaries

The following type of persons who are inhabitants of State of Maharashtra since 15 years and who are not resident of any Govt., Financial Institute or Authority Aided Institute or home are eligible for benefits of the Scheme.

Landless farm labour women, Destitute widows, Divorcee, women in divorce process, physically harassed or rape victim, wives of prisoners who are family head, liberated prostitutes, Orphaned girls etc. eligible for the benefits of the scheme.

Benefits

Rs. 250/- p.m. financial assistance per head is provided on quarterly basis to the beneficiaries. In case of two family members aid of Rs. 500/- p.m. and for more than two family members aid of Rs. 625/- p.m. is being provided under the scheme.

How to apply

b)                The Applicant has to apply in prescribed Application Form (in two copies) to Naib Tahsildar (S.G.Y.) of the concerned Tahsil Office. In case of Akola Municipal Corporation limits application should be submitted to Tahsildar (S.G.Y.) in Collector Office, Akola.

 

Attachments

b) Income Certificate signed by concerned Talathi & Revenue Inspector, Proof of Residence, Proof of Age, Two copies of family photograph, Affidavit declaring non residence of any Govt., Financial Institute or Authority Aided Institute or home, Birth Certificate of Children, Certificate from concerned Police Patil & Sarpanch for abandonment of women, Certificate from Medical Superintendent of Urban/Rural Hospital / Medical College. In case of Physically Harassed Women Certificate from concerned P.S.I./P.I., In case of Women in Divorce process Certificate from concerned Police Patil and Sarpanch, In case of wives of prisoners who are family head Certificate from Prison Officer, In case of liberated prostitutes Certificate from concerned P.S.I./P.I. as well as Certificate from Social Activates of Women & Child Development Department, In case of Orphaned girls Certificate from concerned Gramsewak/ Chief Officer, Municipal council/ Ward Officer of Municipal Corporation etc.

Important Note :-

This scheme covers destitute person who are living Below Poverty Line (B.P.L.) Generally, person who has children less than 18 years age are entitled for the benefit of the scheme. But in view to extend benefits to needy person the govt. of Maharashtra vide G.R. dated 14th January, 2004 made provision that persons who have children more than 18 years' of age but if they are not employed or not able to get sufficient earning, the total income of family remains below poverty line specification, such person is entitled to the benefits of the scheme. But in such case the major child has to submit affidavit declaring his income , which must be less than the norms.

SHRAWAN BAL SEWA SCHEME /NATIONAL OLD AGE PENSION SCHEME

With view to provide financial assistance to Old Age Destitute Men & Women living in State Of Maharashtra since 15 years, the Govt. of Maharashtra has started this scheme collaboration with Govt. Of India on 15th August,1995. Under this scheme financial assistance on monthly basis is being provided to Old Age Destitute Men & Women. The State Government bear Rs. 175/- p.m. and the Govt. of India provides Rs. 75/- p.m. under this scheme. Thus the beneficiary gets Rs. 250/- p.m. quarterly.

Categories of Beneficiaries

The following type of persons who are inhabitants of State of Maharashtra since 15 years and who are not resident of any Govt., Financial Institute or Authority Aided Institute or home are eligible for benefits of the Scheme.

Old Men & Women with age more 65 years are eligible for the benefits of the scheme.

How to apply

The Applicant has to apply in prescribed Application Form (in two copies) to Naib Tahsildar (S.G.Y.) of the concerned Tahsil Office. In case of Akola Municipal Corporation limits application should be submitted to Tahsildar(S.G.Y.) in Collector Office, Akola.
Attachments

a)                 Income Certificate signed by concerned Talathi & Revenue Inspector, Proof of Residence, Proof of Age, and Two copies of photograph, Affidavit declaring non-residence of any Govt., Financial Institute or Authority Aided Institute or home.

Important Note :-

This scheme covers destitute person who are living Below Poverty Line (B.P.L.) Generally, person who has children less than 18 years age are entitled for the benefit of the scheme. But in view to extend benefits to needy person the govt. of Maharashtra vide G.R. dated 14th January, 2004 made provision that persons who have children more than 18 years' of age but if they are not employed or not able to get sufficient earning, the total income of family remains below poverty line specification, such person is entitled to the benefits of the scheme. But in such case the major child has to submit affidavit declaring his income , which must be less than the norms.

National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS)

With view to provide Financial Aid to the B.P.L. family in unfortunate incident of death (Natural or Accidental) of head of the family. This scheme is hundred percent sponsored by Govt. of India. Scheme started on 15th August,1995. Under this scheme Financial Aid of Rs. 10,000/- is being provided on one time basis. The beneficiary must have B.P.L. Card issued by Rural Development Department or Urban Development.

How to apply

b)                The Applicant has to apply in prescribed Application Form (in two copies) to the Tahsildar of the concerned Tahsil Office. In case of Akola Municipal Corporation limits application should be submitted to Tahsildar(S.G.Y.) in Collector Office, Akola. Application form submitted within one year from the death of head of family .

National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS)

With view to provide Financial Assistance to the pregnant women living in B.P.L. families, for the sake of safe delivery. This scheme is hundred percent sponsored by Govt. of India. Scheme started on 15th August, 1995. Under this scheme Financial Aid of Rs. 500/- is provided per delivery upto first 2 living children. This assistance is provided 8-12 week before delivery date.

How to apply

The Applicant has to apply in prescribed Application Form (in two copies) to Primary Health Center/Public Health Center with recommendation letter of concerned Talathi, Gramsevak,Panchayat Samitee, Municipal Council/ Corporation, Zilla Parished,Women & Child Development Deptt.. Primary Health Centre/Public Health Centre forwards this Application with recommendation ,after due verification, to the concerned Tahsildar of the concerned Tahsil Office. In case of Akola Municipal Corporation limits application should be forwarded to Tahsildar(S.G.Y.) in Collector Office, Akola.

Attachments

B.P.L. Card issued by Rural Development Department or Urban Development, Proof of Residence, Proof of Age, Two copies of photograph, Medical Certificate.