Vidhwa Pension Scheme,SSPY 2023

Vidhwa Pension Scheme,SSPY 2023

Although Widow pension scheme is run by the state government, but it is a scheme which is run by almost every state government of India. If you are from any state of India, if you fulfill the eligibility and criteria under Vidhwa Pension Yojana then you can avail the benefits of Widow Pension Scheme, SSPY.

Under the Widow Pension Scheme, the state government gives different amounts of pension to the widowed women of the state as financial assistance. This pension is given only to those women of the state whose husband dies. After that there is no one to earn in his house. Under the Widow Pension Scheme, the pension amount is transferred directly to the woman’s bank account by the government through DBT. Under the scheme, there is no work of middlemen, the money is sent directly to the bank account of the beneficiary woman.

Window Pension Scheme Eligibility :

  • Applications under this scheme will be made only by widowed women.
  • Generally the age of widow women should be within 18 to 60 years.
  • Application under this scheme can be made only under your state government, for example if you are from Bihar then you can apply only for Bihar Widow Pension Scheme and not for Maharashtra Widow Pension Scheme.
  • If a widow marries a man after the death of her husband, she will not be eligible for this scheme.
  • If the woman’s children are not adults then the woman will get the benefit of Widow Pension Scheme.
  • If a woman’s child is busy and she is not physically capable of working, then even in such a situation the woman will get pension.
  • If the age of the woman is less than 18 years and she becomes widow then in such a situation she will not be able to get the benefit of Widow Pension Scheme.

Documents required for Widow Pension Scheme?

Following are the documents required for Widow Pension Scheme (SSPY):-

  • Aadhar card
  • husband’s death certificate
  • income certificate
  • age certificate
  • Address proof
  • bank account passbook
  • Linking of Aadhaar card with bank account
  • mobile number
  • passport size photo
  • some personal information

Can offline  apply for Widow Pension Scheme offline?

Yes, if you want to apply offline for Vidhva pension Yojana {widow pension}, then provision for it has also been made, to apply offline you will have to go to your district social welfare department office and apply.

Conclusion :

Women in India should always be given an environment to be financially independent. Widow Pension Scheme is a widow pension scheme, which has been started by the government to empower every widow living below the poverty line by providing them financial assistance in the form of pension. The application process and pension amount vary between states. It is important to educate widows in our country about such schemes, so that they can be helped in improving their financial condition without taking the help of family!

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