What is Aasara Pension Scheme?
Aasara pension scheme is an excellent initiative taken by the Government of Telangana. By this scheme, many old people got the financial benefit. There are many Types of Aasara Pension Scheme and mainly a pension plan for the old people, and the widows. Aasara pension scheme is also beneficial for those who are suffering from Elephantiasis or AIDS or the people who are not physically stable. Beedi workers can also be benefited by this unique scheme. In a recent survey, it is proved that near about 42 lakhs people are getting benefited by this scheme.
Aasara Telangana scheme was initiated in 2014. At that time the Chief Minister of Telangana was Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao. He took the role in order to start this scheme. The government of Telangana is spending nearly Rs. 5500 crore in each year for this Aasara pension scheme. Recently they have increased the amount of money for each category. For old people, AIDS patients, widows and toddy tappers the amount has become Rs.800. For the physically challenged people, the increased amount is Rs. 1000. This particular initiative has taken by the Telangana Government for the welfare of a special segment of people.
Eligibility to apply for the scheme
There are certain criteria in order to apply for this scheme. For Example, regarding age, it must be above 65 years for pension plans, for widows and toddy tappers it is 50 years, etc. There contains no age limit for physically disabled persons. The investigators will check your socioeconomic status before approving it. If it approved, then you have to download the Aasara pension application form pdf from their official website. Then you need to fill it and submit it as per as the guidance. You can also check Aasara pension status on this official website.
Check Aasara Pension Status
Check Aasara Pension Status by following the simple steps given below:
1: Firstly visit Aasara Scheme Official Website http://www.aasara.telangana.gov.in
2: Now mouse over on “Quick Search” and click on “Search Pensioner Details”
3: Then you have had to enter required details like Pension ID, Select district, Mandal, panchayat, name, head of the family and click on “Search”
4: Subsequently you will get the status of your pension
Important Details of Aasara Scheme
- Aasara Pension Scheme Website: http://www.aasara.telangana.gov.in
- Aasara Scheme Helpline Number: 1800-200-1001
- Honourable Telangana Rural Development Minister: Sri Jupally Krishna Rao
- Telangana Rural Development Minister Contact Number: 9848014089, 9440617267, 040-23453207
- Telangana Official Website: http://www.telangana.gov.in