Divyangajan Pension

Grant Scheme (Disability Pension) for sustenance of shelter less persons with disabilities

Eligibility and Conditions:-
  Persons with Disabilities who have completed 18 years of age and has minimum 40 percent of disability.
  Resident of Uttar Pradesh and presently living in Uttar Pradesh.
    Individuals that are receiving pension/grant/aid under old age pension, widow pension, Samajwadi pension or any other scheme and individuals receiving free sustenance in government institutions/shelters will not be eligible for this scheme.
    Decision of the DM will be final relative to eligibility of the beneficiaries.
Income    Persons with Disabilities that falls Below Poverty Line (currently, on the basis of Rs.46080/- in rural areas and Rs.56460/- in urban areas per family per year) would be eligible for this grant scheme. (To receive the grant, a certificate issued by the first category Magistrate of the district will be valid.)
Rate of Grant Under this scheme, rate of grant will be Rs.500/- per beneficiary per month that will be changed with the valid rates from time to time by the government.
Procedure and Restrictions of the Grant The procedure and restrictions of the grant will be as follows:-
  Payment of the grant money to new applicants will be according to the availability of budget on First Come First Serve basis and the beneficiary will not be liable for payment of the arrear of previous amount.
  In case of death of the grant recipient or if grant recipient comes under the category of ineligibility, after the installment the grant will be stopped.
  If any individual acquires grant  by fake record, wrong information, death of beneficiary or with any other reason then recovery of the amount received by the concerned person will be done under the sub-section (A) (11) of section 3 of the Public Money (Recovery of Dues) Act, 1965, as arrears of land revenue.
  Important directions will be issued by the Director, Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities from time to time for effective implementation of this manual.
  On any controversial subject under this scheme, decision of Principal Secretary, Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department, U.P. will be final and will be valid on all.
Application Form Application form can be filled and updated status of the E-application can be received by persons with disabilities on sspy-up.gov.in through Jan Suvidha Kendra/ Lokvani/ Internet.
Process of Payment Payment will be made into their bank accounts directly through E-Payment.