National Family Benefit Scheme

Objective : To provides social benefit to the poor household in the case of death of the primary breadwinner of the family.Beneficiary : Household below the poverty line on the death of the primary bread winner of the bereaved family. The benefit is being paid to the surviving member of the ‘house hold’ of the deceased who after local enquiry is determined to be the head of the household.

Fund : This is a fully Central sponsored scheme. Under this scheme Central assistance of Rs.20, 000/- is being be provided to household below the poverty line on the death of the primary bread winner of the bereaved family. Central Govt. bears all the expenditure on this scheme.

    Eligibility Criteria :

  • The bread winner will be the member of the household whose earning contributes to the total household income.
  • The death of such a bread winner should have occurred while he or she is in the age group of 18 years to 59 years, i.e. more than 18 years and less than 60 years.

The bereaved household must be below poverty line

How to get pension : To get such benefit the beneficiaries has to apply in the prescribed form to the concerned B.D.Os/E.Os. The prescribed form on N.F.B.S is as per Annexure-E.
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 Block Development Officers in case of blocks and the Executive Officers in case of ULBs sanctions benefit in favour of the eligible beneficiaries.
The eligible applications are being sanctioned on first come first serve basis from the waiting list.

Mode of Payment : The benefit is being disbursed to the beneficiaries by opening of Pass Book in the Bank or Post Office whichever is nearer to the legal heir .
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