What is Rajssp?
The Rajasthan government has been carrying out a lot of schemes keeping in mind the interests of the citizens. One of which is the RAJSSP or the Samajik Suraksha pension yojana. Under this scheme, the government aims to provide the elderly, poor, disabled or destitute people of the state with financial support by giving them a pension. This way it will help the people striving for their livelihood by making them independent.
This scheme takes into concern the welfare and empowerment of the people in Rajasthan. This scheme helps maintain the social security of such people and also the self-esteem that they might be losing. The Rajssp constitutes various schemes developed by both the central and the state government. For all the details regarding this scheme, continue to read this article.
SCHEMES UNDER Rajasthan SOCIAL SECURITY PENSION and eligibility criteria:
Schemes by the central government-
- Indira Gandhi national old age pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- Women and men 60 years or older who are from BPL families and annual income is according to the BPL policy of central government.
BENEFIT- Rs.750 given to people aged 60-75 years and Rs.1000 to those above75 years of age per month.
- Indira Gandhi national widow pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- widow women who are 40 years or older and are from BPL families are eligibleand annual income is according to the BPL policy of central government.
BENEFIT- Rs.500 to women aged 40 -55 years, Rs.750 to women aged 55 -60 years, Rs.1000 to women aged 60- 75 years and Rs.1500 to women above 75 years of age.
- Indira Gandhi national disabled pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- person with 80% or more disabilities who are 18 years or older and from BPL Familiesand annual income is according to the BPL policy of central government.
BENEFIT- Rs.750 to women under 18 years of age and women aged 55-58 years, Rs.1000 to women aged 55 to 75 years of age and men aged 58-75 years, Rs.1250 to applicants aged 75 and above and Rs.1500 to applicants who are leprosy free of all ages.
Schemes by the state government-
- chief minister old age sammaan pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- women aged 55 years and above and men aged 58 years and above. Annual income should not be more than Rs.48000.
BENEFIT- Rs.750 to people under 75 years of age and Rs.1000 to people of age 75 or above per month.
- chief minister eklnarisammaan pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- widows/divorced or abandoned women of 18 years or over that and with an annual income of not more than Rs.48000.
BENEFIT- Rs.500 to people under 18 years, Rs.750 to people aged 55-60 years, Rs.1000 to people aged 60-75 years and Rs.1500 to people aged 75 years or more per month.
- chief minister special qualifies person’s pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- people who have special qualifications and disability of 40% or above, seeding naturally of 3 feet 6 inch or ejaculatory. Annual income should not be more than Rs.60000.
BENEFIT- Rs.750 to women under 55 years of age and men under 58 years of age,Rs.1000 to women aged 55 to 75 years of age and men aged 58-75 years, Rs.1250 to applicants aged 75 and above and Rs.1500 to applicants who are leprosy free of all ages per month.
- Small and marginal farmers older pension scheme
ELIGIBILITY- women aged 55 years and above and men aged 58 years and above. People under the definition of small and marginal farmers circular dated 31/08/13 by the government of Rajasthan, Department of food and civil supplies under national food security ordinance 2013.
BENEFIT Rs.750 to people less than 75 years of age and Rs.1000 to people of age 75 and above.
HOW TO APPLY FOR RAJssp Scheme?
The application process for the Rajssp scheme is given below. Before that make sure you go through the list of documents required for application and also check if you are eligible or not on the official portal.
How to check eligibility for the Scheme
Follow the series of steps given below to check your eligibility for the pension schemes.
- Visit the official portal 0f RajSSP from here.
- On the homepage only you will see the option of eligibility criteria, click on it.
- On this new page, scheme-wise eligibility criteria are given. You can check the eligibility for the scheme you want to apply for.
- Identification card
- Income proof
- Bhamashah ID
- Bank account details
- Birth certificate
To apply for the pensions scheme under RajSSP you will have to visit your nearest Public SSO centre. You will have to carry the documents mentioned above with yourself to fill the application form. The officials there will assist you with the application process
As shown above, your application will go through multiple verification stages. After the validation process is completed you will start receiving a pension in your bank account.
Objective of Rajasthan social security pension scheme
According to the pension scheme by the government of Rajasthan a specific amount is given monthly to the elder and poor people of the state to provide them atleast some financial security so that they can get their basic needs fullfilled. The aim of this initiative by the Rajasthan Govt. is to provide this financial security to every needy citizen of the State.