The Government of Andhra Pradesh is committed to secure dignified life to all the poor and vulnerable, particularly the old and infirm and to support their minimum needs to bring happiness in their lives. In pursuit of this overarching goal, inspite of the challenging financial conditions, orders were issued vide G.O.Ms.No. 113 Dated: 19.06.2014 enhancing the NTR Bharosa Pension amount from Rs.200/- to Rs.1000/- per month to Old Age, Widow, Weavers,Toddy Tappers and AIDS patients and from Rs.500/- to Rs.1000/- per month to People With Disabilities (PWD) having 40% to 79% degree of disability and Rs.1500/- per month for PWDs having 80% and above degree of disability, and that the above enhanced scale of pension came into effect from 2nd October,2014 onwards.
NTR Bharosa Pensions Eligibility Criteria
The following Eligibility criteria is common to all NTR Bharosa Pensions
The proposed beneficiary shall be from BPL family.
He/she shall be a local resident of the district.
He/she are not covered under any other Pension Scheme. For more details visit down below links.
NTR Bharosa Old Age Pension
Old age persons, both male and female, who are 65 years of age or above and are destitute (with little or no means of subsistence and no family or relative to depend upon).
NTR Bharosa Weavers Pension
Weaver is 50 years of age or above and destitute.
NTR Bharosa Widow Pension
Widows irrespective of age limit.
NTR Bharosa Disabled Pension
Disabled persons having a minimum of 40% disability and are above 18 years of age.
NTR Bharosa Pension Amount
The benefit under each pension for OAP, Weavers,Widow,Disabled(Phc%<80) and Toddy tappers will be Rs.1000/- per month and for Disabled (phc%>=80) it is Rs. 1500/- per month.