SANJAY GANDHI NIRADHAR YOJNA
 

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.

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