Who is related to Annapurna Yojana?
The Ministry of Rural Development launched the scheme in 2000-2001. Indigent senior citizens of 65 years of age or above who though eligible for old age pension under the National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS) but are not getting the pension, are covered and 10 kgs.
When was Annapurna scheme introduced?
1st April, 2000
On 1st April, 2000 a new Scheme known as Annapurna Scheme was launched. This scheme aimed at providing food security to meet the requirement of those senior citizens who, though eligible, have remained uncovered under the NOAPS.
When was the Annapurna system implemented and what is the target group of this system?
The Annapurna Scheme was launched to meet the demands of and secure a better living condition for the Senior Citizens, who were the main target demographic of this scheme.
What is national old age pension scheme Noaps?
Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS) Pension under IGNOAPS is now granted to a person who is 60 years or above and belongs to a household below the poverty line instead of only to destitute. All the persons who are 60 years of age in a BPL family are eligible to get old age pension.
What is the aim of national old age pension scheme?
IGNOAPS also called as National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS). The old age pension scheme aims to provide social protection to the eligible beneficiaries.
Who is eligible for old age pension in WB?
Under this schemes Scheduled Tribes (ST) beneficiaries coming from below the poverty line families with age of 60 year or above of rural areas including Tea Gardens of West Bengal are eligible to get Rs. 1000/- (One thousand) per month as pension.
Who is eligible for aay?
Eligibility Criteria for Antyodaya Anna Yojana Persons who are terminally ill or widows or disabled persons or persons aged 60 years or more or single women or single men with no family or societal support or assured means of subsistence. All tribal households which are primitive.
Is aay is BPL?
“;”=””>AAY (Antyodaya Anna Yojana) Under AAY scheme the poorest among the BPL families are selected and issued AAY ration cards. Households having this card are issued 35 kgs (rice) at the rate of Rs. 3 per kg.
Who is eligible for pension under Annapurna Scheme?
The Annapurna Scheme is focused to cover 13.762 Lakh that is 20% of people who are eligible to avail pension under NOAPS (National Old Age Pension Scheme). The Applicant’s age (female or male) should be 65 years or more.
What was the purpose of the Annapurna Scheme?
The Annapurna Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Finance for the year 1999-2000 in his budget speech to provide food assistance to the senior citizens who were not included in the targeted PDS (Public Distribution System) and who does not income of their own.
Which is the target for Annapoorna scheme in India?
Under this scheme, 10 Kgs of food grains is distributed per month free of cost to destitute above the age of 65 years with no or meager subsistence. The Government of India fixed the target at 52215, being 20% of the number of persons who are eligible for National Old Age Pension, but not getting the pension for some reasons.
When was the Annapurna Food Security Scheme launched?
The Annapurna Scheme has been launched with effect from 1st April, 2000. It aims at providing food security to meet the requirement of those senior citizens who, though eligible, have remained uncovered under the National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS).