Pension Scheme : Provision of pension to unemployed persons living below poverty line

Pension Scheme : Provision of pension to unemployed persons living below poverty line

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2155
ANSWERED ON 15/03/2022

PENSION SCHEME

2155.  SHRI BASANTA KUMAR PANDA

Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state

(a) whether the Government is implementing any pension scheme for widows, senior citizens and unemployed people living Below Poverty Line(BPL);

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) the details of the fund allocated, sanctioned and utilized under the said scheme during the last three years and the current year, State/UT-wise; and

Provision of pension to unemployed persons

(d) whether the Government proposes to double the amount allocated under the said scheme and if so, the time by which it is likely to be implemented?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT 

(SADHVI NIRANJAN JYOTI)

(a) & (b): Under the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), monthly pension at the rate of Rs.300/- per month to widows and disable persons in the age group of 40 to 79 years and 18 to 79 years respectively and Rs.200/- per month to old age persons in the age group of 60 to 79 years belonging to below poverty line households is being paid. The amount of pension is increased to Rs. 500/- per month in respect of these beneficiaries on reaching the age of 80 years. There is no provision of pension to unemployed persons living below poverty line.

(c) The State/UT-wise details of funds allocated, sanctioned and utilized under the said scheme during the last three years and the current year is given at Annexure.

(d) No, sir.

Annexure referred to Part-C of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 2155 to be answered on 15.03.2022

State/UTs-wise details of funds allocated, sanctioned/ utilized under NSAP during the last three years and the current year

Sl. N

o.

States/UT s

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-21

2021-22

(as on 09.03.2022)

Allocati on

Sanction ed/ Released

Allocati on

Sanction ed/ Released

Allocati on

Sanction ed/ Released

Allocati on

Sanction ed/ Released

1

Andhra Pradesh

289.81

306.64

265.74

317.77

266.56

309.36

266.56

155.66

2

Bihar

1143.40

1146.28

1061.37

1229.68

1067.62

1247.84

1067.62

956.69

3

Chhattisga rh

300.08

272.82

275.03

289.86

275.94

157.91

275.94

277.67

4

Goa

6.95

0.00

6.31

0.00

6.33

0.00

6.33

0.00

5

Gujarat

269.31

173.10

247.52

210.80

248.71

273.56

248.71

136.75

6

Haryana

102.64

101.14

95.31

122.73

95.73

46.17

95.73

0.00

7

Himachal Pradesh

34.75

44.64

32.43

45.71

32.65

47.38

32.65

12.30

8

Jharkhand

394.18

353.53

364.00

271.61

365.21

289.02

365.21

375.60

9

Karnataka

478.20

521.69

437.68

520.47

439.00

525.23

439.00

375.34

10

Kerala

215.68

341.98

197.43

112.83

199.14

288.59

199.14

0.00

11

Madhya Pradesh

704.02

759.64

648.07

575.55

651.37

706.62

651.37

600.61

12

Maharasht ra

479.63

366.12

446.60

335.30

446.26

341.00

446.26

295.88

13

Odisha

642.76

658.42

590.05

661.22

593.54

621.70

593.54

494.30

14

Punjab

78.41

32.37

73.00

32.86

73.28

47.38

73.28

11.14

15

Rajasthan

367.08

305.25

337.85

311.41

340.40

329.29

340.40

93.78

16

Tamil Nadu

587.72

636.11

538.02

578.09

541.58

327.21

541.58

462.13

17

Telangana

207.12

203.10

189.92

105.48

190.50

323.68

190.50

107.52

18

Uttar Pradesh

1734.26

1054.74

1609.27

1543.63

1615.29

1545.74

1615.29

1245.97

19

Uttarakhan d

112.66

85.47

103.44

50.56

103.89

113.54

103.89

51.09

20

West Bengal

691.18

595.52

633.11

855.96

637.00

651.71

637.00

461.19

North Eastern States

21

Arunachal Pradesh

26.00

12.38

23.98

0.00

23.98

0.00

23.98

0.00

22

Assam

658.19

237.31

607.05

290.88

607.05

303.42

607.05

222.17

23

Manipur

52.18

9.88

48.12

19.15

48.12

31.63

48.12

0.00

24

Meghalaya

63.01

17.82

58.12

13.87

58.12

20.70

58.12

5.36

25

Mizoram

22.49

9.09

20.74

10.53

20.74

10.62

20.74

2.67


26

Nagaland

36.86

25.05

34.00

20.93

34.00

21.31

34.00

10.86

27

Sikkim

13.79

2.61

12.72

5.81

12.72

9.32

12.72

0.00

28

Tripura

124.98

24.25

115.27

67.78

115.27

13.88

115.27

8.35

Sub Total

9837.32

8296.92

9072.14

8600.47

9109.99

8603.82

9109.99

6363.02

Union Territories

29

A&N Islands

1.61

0.00

1.61

0.00

1.18

1.20

1.18

0

30

Chandigar h

1.32

0.00

1.32

0.00

0.96

0.00

0.96

0

31

D&N Haveli and D&D

2.21

0.00

2.21

0.00

1.62

0.00

1.62

0

32

NCT Delhi

54.89

54.59

55.32

52.71

36.16

29.39

36.16

56.55

33

J & K

40.14

47.64

37.85

23.82

22.37

24.58

22.37

25.15

34

Ladakh

0.00

0.00

0.00

1.43

1.14

1.43

0

35

Lakshadw eep

0.20

0.00

0.20

0.00

0.15

0.00

0.15

0

36

Puducherr y

10.05

9.17

10.13

12.73

6.92

11.47

6.92

5.99

Sub Total

110.42

111.40

108.64

89.26

70.79

67.78

70.79

87.69

Others

27.26

10.15

19.22

2.67

19.22

15.00

19.22

0

GRAND TOTAL

9975.00

8418.46

9200.00

8692.40

9200.00

8686.60

9200.00

6450.71



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