YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme (2022)





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Name of the Service YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme in Andhra Pradesh
Department Ministry of Panchayat Raj & Rural development
Beneficiaries Citizens of Andhra Pradesh
Application Type Online/Offline
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The government of Andhra Pradesh has introduced the YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme intending to ensure a secure and dignified life for all the poor people in Andhra Pradesh. This scheme is meant to protect the most vulnerable sections of society and provide pensions in the following 12 different categories.

  1. Old Age Pension

  2. Weavers Pension

  3. Widow Pension

  4. Disabled Pension

  5. Toddy Toppers Pension

  6. Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) Pension

  7. Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown etiology (CKDU) Pension

  8. Transgender Pension

  9. Fisherman Pension

  10. Single Women Pension

  11. Traditional Cobblers Pension

  12. Dappu Artists Pension

Pension Amount of YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

  • The benefit under each pension for OAP, Single Women, Weavers, Widow, Fisherman, Toddy Tappers, PLHIV (ART Pensions), Traditional Cobblers will be Rs.2250/- per month

  • Benefits under Disabled, Transgender, Dappu Artists pensions will be Rs.3000/- per month.

  • CKDU pensions will be Rs.10000/- per month. 

Eligibility Criteria of YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

  • The proposed beneficiary shall be from a BPL family holding a white ration card.

  • He/she shall be a resident of the district.

  • He/she are not covered under any other Pension Scheme.

YSR Pension Kanuka scheme covers a total of 10 pensions, each of which has its eligibility criteria.

Old Age Pension

  • Old age persons, both male and female, who are 60 years of age or above and are destitute (with little or no means of subsistence and no family or relative to depend upon).

Weavers Pension

  • Weaver is 50 years of age or above and destitute.

Widow Pension

  • As per the Marriage Act, 18 years and above.

Disabled Pension

  • Disabled persons have a minimum of 40% disability and No age limit.

Toddy Toppers Pension

  • 50 years and above. Members of Toddy Co-operative Societies (TCS) or to an individual tapper under the Tree For Tappers (TFT) scheme and who have completed 50 years of age as of 1.2.2009.

ART Pension

  • No age limit.

  • 6 months continuous treatment on ART (Anti Retroviral Therapy). Even already covered in any category of YSR Pension Kanuka scheme.

CKDU Pension

  • No age limit.Patients undergoing Continuous Kidney Dialysis(Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown etiology).

  • Even already covered in any category of YSR Pension Kanuka scheme.

Transgender Pension

  • Transgender is 18 years of age or above.

Fisherman Pension

  • The fisherman is 50 years of age or above.

Single Women Pension

  • Married women who are separated/deserted shall have above 35 years of age and the separation period shall be more than 1 year as on the date of sanction of pension. 

  • Unmarried women who are having 30 years and above of age in Rural and for Urban 35 years and above of age and no support of the family.

Traditional Cobblers Pension

  • Traditional Cobblers is above 40 years of age.

Dappu Artists Pension

  • Dappu Artists is above 50 years of age.

Documents Required for YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

  • Photograph of applicant

  • Aadhaar number

  • Savings Bank account number

  • Proof of Age

  • Death certificate of husband in case of widows

  • Xerox copy of registration in Cooperative society of Toddy Tappers

  • Weavers should submit a Xerox copy of registration in the Co-operatives society of weavers

  • SADAREM Certificate in the case of persons with disabilities 40%

How to Apply for YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme in Andhra Pradesh?

  • Apply through Grama Panchayat with a dully-filled application form along with documents mentioned above

  • After getting an application from Grama Panchayat, Janmabhoomi Committees will check all the detail of the applicant.

YSR Pension Kanuka scheme Andhra Pradesh Application Process

  • The eligible list will be uploaded by the Mandal Parishad Development Officer (MPDO)/Municipal Commissioner to DRDA after verification by the Janma Bhoomi Committee for sanction.

    • Note: Janmabhoomi is a campaign that looks after and works on development activities through Village Development Committees or JBMV committees, implements government’s welfare schemes and take up initiatives like face-to-face interactions with people to seek their feedback.

    • In Rural areas, Mandal Parishad Development Officer (MPDO) is the sanctioning authority for all pensions, in favour of eligible persons recommended by the Janmabhoomi Committees.

    • In Urban areas, Municipal Commissioner is the sanctioning authority in respect of all pensions, in favour of eligible persons recommended by the Janmabhoomi Committees.

  • Mandal Parishad Development Officer / Municipal Commissioner release funds to the Panchayat Secretary / Bill Collector.

  • Once the pension is sanctioned a Pensioner ID will be provided to the pensioner. The details of pensioner will be available Online.

  • Panchayat Secretary / Bill Collector Shall disburse pensions directly to the pensioners in the village/ward in the presence of Sarpanch / Ward Member and the members of Gram Panchayat / Ward.

  • Tabs along with biometric devices have been deployed to the pension disbursement officers enabling them to make payment of pension amount to beneficiaries every month.

  • Pension will be disbursed on the 1st of every month at a fixed place and time slot allotted by the committee and doorstep payment will be given for bedridden and Leprosy pensioners.

  • Pensioners are provided with a Rupay card. The pension money is disbursed through a mini ATM.

Track Status of YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

Follow the below steps to track the status of YSR Pension Kanuka.

YSR Pension Kanuka scheme Andhra Pradesh Track Status

  • Select "Pension ID"

YSR Pension Kanuka scheme Andhra Pradesh Search track status by Pension ID

  • You can either search by Pension ID or Ration Card No or SADAREM ID. District selection is mandatory to search on the website.

YSR Pension Kanuka scheme Andhra Pradesh check status

  • Enter the required details to view the status of your pension.

You can check this video to track the status of the payment in the YSR Pension Kanuka scheme.

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