Disability Pension

Sector: Social Security

INDIRA GANDHI DISABILITY PENSION (CENTRAL GOVT), BIHAR STATE DISABILITY PENSION (BIHAR GOVT)

INDIRA GANDHI DISABILITY PENSION (CENTRAL GOVT):- Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme was introduced in Bihar during the year 2009-10 as a part of National Social Assistance Programme. The Scheme is being implemented through the funds received from Government of India. If applicant is receiving state social security pension, then he/she is ineligible to procure this pension. Under the scheme an amount of Rs.300 /- per month is paid to applicant.

BIHAR STATE DISABILITY PENSION (BIHAR GOVT):- The disability pension scheme is known as Bihar State Disability Pension Scheme initiated by the State Government to cover only those persons with disabilities who are not covered under the Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS).

Eligibility Criteria
(1)The applicant must be physically disabled and posses a certificate of minimum 40% of disability.
(2)There is no minimum or maximum age limit for availing the benefits of the scheme.
(3)There is no upper limit of annual income defined for availing the pension.
(4)The applicant should be a resident of the State or should have been residing in the State for at least past 10 years, since the date of submission of the application.

Beneficiary:

Physically Disabled Persons

Benefits:

Monthly Pension as per rule