Widow Pension Scheme in the country

Widow Pension Scheme in the country

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1286
ANSWERED ON 09.02.2021 

WIDOW PENSION SCHEME

Widow Pension Scheme
1286. SHRI MALOOK NAGAR
          SHRI RAMSHIROMANI VERMA

Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

(a) the total number of beneficiaries under the Widow Pension Scheme in the country, State- wise;

(b) the number of cases currently pending in Bijnor and Shrawasti Parliamentary Constituencies; and

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(c) whether all the eligible beneficiaries of this scheme in Bijnor and Shrawasti are getting the benefits in time and if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT 

(SHRI NARENDRA SINGH TOMAR)

(a) The State-wise total number of beneficiaries under the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) in the Country is at Annexure.

(b) At present, no case is pending under IGNWPS in Bijnor and Shrawasti Parliamentary Constituencies, under widow pension scheme.

(c) All eligible beneficiaries in the Bijnor and Shrawasti Parliamentary Constituencies are getting pension under IGNWPS. The total beneficiaries under IGNWPS in Bijnor and Shrawasti constituency are 5994 and 6168, respectively.

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Annexure for reply of the part (a) of the Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1286 to be asnwered

on 09-02-2021

Total number of beneficiaries under Widow Pension Scheme

Sl. No.

States/UTs

Total number of beneficiaries

1

Andhra Pradesh

245607

2

Bihar

634695

3

Chhattisgarh

260625

4

Goa

8160

5

Gujarat

218395

6

Haryana

57149

7

Himachal Pradesh

17979

8

Jharkhand

272108

9

Karnataka

465363

10

Kerala

209236

11

Madhya Pradesh

536412

12

Maharashtra

100000

13

Odisha

528570

14

Punjab

42187

15

Rajasthan

278712

16

Tamilnadu

549084

17

Telangana

175530

18

Uttar Pradesh

991784

19

Uttarakhand

95313

20

West Bengal

644590

Sub Total

6331499

21

Arunachal Pradesh

3565

22

Assam

137463

23

Manipur

8043

24

Meghalaya

8498

25

Mizoram

1925

26

Nagaland

3720

27

Sikkim

1614

28

Tripura

17927

Sub Total

182755

29

A&N Islands

1504

30

Chandigarh

942

31

D&N Haveli and Daman &Diu

1858

32

NCT Delhi

36361

33

J&K

7891

34

Ladakh

443

35

Lakshadweep

285

36

Puducherry

9785

Sub Total

59069

GRAND TOTAL

6573323

Source: http://164.100.24.220/loksabhaquestions/annex/175/AU1286.pdf

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