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.
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.
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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