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Disability Pension Scheme - Assam

July 20, 2018

Assam has been in the news for bringing in a law that will penalize government employees who are found neglecting the needs of family members who are elderly or disabled. Let's see what the state has to offer in terms of pension for people with disabilities.

What is offered

The monthly pension offered is Rs 300 up to the age of 80 years, and Rs 500 for those above the age of 80.

Who is eligible

  • Beneficiary has to be 18 years of age and above
  • Minimum 80% disability
  • Dwarfs are eligible.

Documents needed

  • Proof of residence
  • Disability certificate
  • Aadhaar card
  • Age proof

How to apply

Download the form from here -https://rural.assam.gov.in/sites/default/files/National%20Social%20Assistance%20Program.Model%20Application%20Form.pdf

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