Kerala Widow Pension Scheme
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Objective : Kerala Widow Pension Scheme 2020 application form available to download in PDF format online in English & Malayalam languages at lsgkerala.gov.in, check Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IG

Kerala Widow Pension Scheme 2020 application form PDF is available to download at lsgkerala.gov.in/en/welfarepension/wp link. Now all the widows, destitute, divorced women can download Kerala Vidhwa Pension Yojana apply form in English and Malayalam languages. The widow pension scheme in Kerala state is implemented as Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme. All the interested applicants can download IGNWPS apply form from the official website.

As per the new Kerala Widow Pension Scheme guidelines, the pension amount is Rs. 1400 per month with effect from 1 September 2020. Widow women who wish to apply for pension must apply in the prescribed format only.

In this article, we will tell you about the complete process to download Kerala Widow Pension Scheme registration / application form.

Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme

As a part of decentralisation through the Indian Constitutional Amendment Act 1993, the implementation of Widow Pension, which were handled by the Social Welfare Department of State Government, has been transferred to Local Self Government Institutions as per the revised rules declared through the Government Order number GO(P)11/97 dt 07/04/1997.At present the local bodies have been entrusted with the task of receiving the application, processing, granting and distribution of the pension.The name mentioned as per the Act is Destitute-Widow Pension.

What is Kerala Sevana Pension

The Sevana Pension application is aimed at streamlining the disbursement of social welfare benefits to the poorest of the poor in the society. Sevana Social Welfare Pension is the application software deployed in the local governments within the Kerala state with the intention of providing efficient and transparent mechanism in the social security services executed through them.

  • The Government of Kerala introduced social security schemes in order to give comfort to very poor family members
  • Sevana Pension online application is a web based application developed and supported by Information Kerala Mission for Distribution of social security pensions to beneficiaries of kerala
  • Currently six types of social security pensions are being distributed through local bodies (Grama panchayats, Municipalities and Corporations) through Sevana Pension application

Currently this application covers seven schemes with more than 16 lakhs beneficiaries, who are belonging to the weaker sections in the society. Implementation of this application has resulted in the total improvement in the efficiency and service delivery of local governments in this sphere.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about the Kerala Widow Pension Scheme:-

What is Kerala Widow Pension Scheme 2020

It is a pension scheme for widows, divorced and destitute women.

Is Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme different from this scheme

No, Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme is a central govt. scheme. At state level, it is named as Kerala Widow Pension Scheme

What is the Pension Amount given to Widows in Kerala

Rs. 1400 per month (w.e.f 1 September 2020)

What is the official website for Kerala Widow Pension Scheme

lsgkerala.gov.in