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Uttar Pradesh government launched Samajwadi pension scheme

Jan 28, 2014 18:25 IST

Uttar Pradesh Government launched the Samajwadi Pension Yojana on 28 January 2014. The new pension yojana will replace the existing Rani Laxmibai Pension Yojana in phased manner. The Scheme is expected to benefit about 40 lakh rural families living below poverty line.


The main features of the new Pension Yojana

  • It provides for a monthly pension of 500 rupees to each rural family for the year 2014-15.
  • The pension amount would be raised gradually by 50 rupee in the subsequent financial years provided certain conditions are fulfilled.
  • The maximum pension limit will be Rs. 750 per month.
  • The selection of the families to be benefited would be done at the gram panchayat level.

Conditions for pension hike of 50 rupee

  • Compulsory education for children in the age group of 6 to 14 years with at least 70 per cent attendance in school
  • Making adult members in the family literate
  • Immunisation and regular health check up of children

Ineligible families for pension under the new scheme

  • Families whose members are getting any other pension such as the Old Age Pension
  • Owns a motorized vehicle
  • Income tax payee
  • Government employee
  • Employee in a private firm

About Rani Laxmibai Pension Yojana

The Rani Laxmibai Pension Yojana, was launched in 2013-14 by the UP government. Under the Rani Laxmibai Pension Yojana each beneficiaries was entitled for 400 rupee per month. The pension was deposited directly into the bank account of beneficiaries in two six-monthly instalments.

The primary beneficiary under the scheme was woman head of the family and in absence of such a condition only a man would be chosen the beneficiary.

The scheme was for the below poverty line (BPL) families who have been left out of the BPL lists and are unable to get the benefits of the BPL ration Cards, Antodyaya Yojna or any other pension scheme meant for them.

The base line for getting the benefits under the Scheme was five member family whose annual income is 19884 rupees in rural areas and 25546 rupees in the urban areas.

The Scheme was targeted to benefit 50% SC and ST beneficiaries.

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31 Comment

virendra yadav,

this is so good scheme but this will be succeed when monitoring is very necessary in this scheme at deep level.Because I see lot of people taking profit of this but they are not eligible. So Please care it.......


Samajwadi vidwah pension form kaha milte h

shanti parasnath pathak,

It is nice scheme


sir ji hame garibi rekha ka makan alotment karwana hi sir ji mi kaha jau plis batadoo 9621226328 ph ,

Md asif,

Halo sir lohiya awash ka list kaise download hota h plz help me

sanjay kumar,

Majduro k leya yogana me kya hai

santosh tripathi,

Sahari garibo ke liye yojana me kaya hai


Very good sceme

dhruv bhardwaj,

Mughe old age pension list downloud karni hai plz help me

sushil kumar,

samajwadi pensn ki list kaise open ki jaegi sir g plz

sushil kumar,

Sir mai Hardoi District ki samjwadi pension list download karna chahta hu plz plz sir kaise karu


samajwadi pensn kilist kaise open ki jaegi sir g

Dal Chand,

Sir is yojana ka benifit kab tak milaga because sir muje apni chinta nahi h muje meri sister ki chinta h qki meri sister vidhava hochuki h 3 girls,or 1 boy h Thanks


sir mahoba distric me yojna ka benefit kab takk milega


sir could you forward beneficiaries data of "samajwadi pension yojana" districtwise .

pardeep kumar singh,

vill-gazipur post-diwakarpur dist-basti u.p.


Vil land post shukul umari taluka .lambhua dist.sultanpur

satnam singh patel,

1022 pashupati nagar NAUBASTA kanpur u.p.

Jitendra Shakya,

How many rupees in head-and how long the socialist pension scheme

hansraj vishwakarma,

last date for samajwadi penstion yojana

sanee ,

sir ji ek hum bc ho bank of india sir hum ek goan ki sewa karna chahte hai is ki sid ho to mujhe masse karde apki mahan krapa hohi

sanee ,

sir ji ek hum bc ho bank of india sir hum goan ki sewa karna chahte hai iske form kab se bhare jayege is ki sid ho to mujhe masse karde apki mahan krapa hohi


yojna ka kab form bhra jayega.

Aqib javed,


satish kumar,

uttar pradesh robertsganj sonebhadra teachers colony ward no.25

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