Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme(IGNOWPS)

Objective : To provides social benefit to the poor household in the case of widowBeneficiary : Widow with the age of 40 years and above in the BPL category are eligible to get the pension

Fund : This is a Govt. of India funded Scheme where the beneficiaries receive Rs.300/- per month under this scheme..

Central Govt. is providing all the amount.

Eligibility Criteria : Widows who are within the age group of 40-79 years and belonging to a house hold Below Poverty Line are eligible to get the pension

How to get pension : To get such pension the beneficiaries has to apply in the prescribed form to the concerned B.D.Os/E.Os. The prescribed form on IGNWPS is as per Annexure-C.
Application forms may be obtained free of cost from the Office of the Block Development Officer or Executive Officer of the Municipality/NAC concerned.

Sanctioning Authority : The Sub-Collector sanctions pension in favour of the beneficiaries on the recommendation of the B.D.Os.
The eligible applications are being sanctioned on first come first serve basis from the waiting list.

Mode of Payment : The pension is being disbursed to the beneficiaries in shape of Cash at G.P head quarters on a fixed date i.e 15th of each month i.e on the Jana Seva Divas after due identification by the PRI members.

Transparency : Dissemination of beneficiaries list in the Block Office & G.P office.

Whom to contact : Block Development Officer of the concerned block or the Executive Officers of ULBs.


District Social Security Office

District Social Security Office, Near BB High School, Dhenkanal
Location : Dhenkanal | City : Dhenkanal | PIN Code : 759001