Punjab Widow Pension Scheme

Written By Gautham Krishna   | Published on May 20, 2019

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Name of the Service Punjab Widow Pension Scheme
Department Department of Social Security And Women & Child Development
Beneficiaries Citizens of Punjab
Application Type Online/Offline

The Government of Punjab has launched the Widow Pension Scheme for the welfare of widows in the state. The beneficiaries of the scheme will receive a grant of Rs.1000 per month from the Government of Punjab.

Objectives of Punjab Widow Pension Scheme [Edit] [Edit]

Objectives of the Punjab Widow Pension Scheme are the following.

  • To strengthen the existence of widowed and destitute women of the state by providing a better livelihood.

  • To lessen the burden of the widowed women and make the survival of the women easier

  • To provide social and financial security for the women in the state.

Eligibility Criteria of Punjab Widow Pension Scheme [Edit] [Edit]

  • Women should be permanent residents of Punjab.

  • Applicant must be below 58 years.

  • The applicant should belong to the category of Below Poverty Line (BPL).

  • The applicant should not have availed any financial assistance or pension under State or Central Government relating to the widow pension scheme.

Documents Required for Punjab Widow Pension Scheme [Edit] [Edit]

Following documents are required to obtain the widow pension in Punjab

  • Address Proof – Any of domicile certificate, ration card, Aadhar card etc.

  • Self-declaration

  • Age proof – Any of Birth certificate, school leaving certificate, Voter ID, Identity card etc.

  • Death Certificate of the deceased husband.

  • Two Passport Size Photographs of the Applicant

  • Bank account details of the applicant- Bank Name, Bank Branch, IFSC

Application Process of Punjab Widow Pension Scheme [Edit] [Edit]

The procedure to apply for Punjab Widow Pension Scheme is provided below.

  • Download the application form for Punjab Widow Pension Scheme.

  • Fill it up with the required information

    • Name of the Applicant

    • Father’s Name

    • Spouse Name

    • Mother’s Name

    • Date of Birth

    • Age of the applicant

    • Address of the applicant

    • Attach the required documents

  • Submit it to the office of the Department of Social Security and Development of Women & Children

Application Form [Edit] [Edit]

Punjab Widow Pension Scheme Application Form


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