Assam Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme Application Form & Complete Details

How to apply for Assam Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme 2021, download application form PDF, check procedure, eligibility criteria to get Rs. 25,000 as immediate family assistance for widow women below 45 years, Rs. 250 as monthly pension till the age of 60 years
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Assam government is inviting Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme online application form. Under this scheme, the state govt. will provide one time settlement amount of Rs. 25,000 as Immediate Family Assistance. All the women below 45 years of age who have lost their husband can avail this lump sum amount. The state govt. also introduced a monthly pension of Rs. 250 under the Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension. The state’s mothers and sisters can avail of this benefit until they attain an age of 60 years, after which they come under the ambit of our old age pension. This Widow Pension Scheme is going to benefit around 2.4 lakh widows.

Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme is named after Smt. Indira Miri (popularly known as Mereng). She was a Padma Shri award winner for promoting education in North East Frontier Agency. The state govt. has also launched ANNA Scheme, Arundhati Scheme, Aapunar Apun Ghar Scheme.

Assam Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme 2021

The state govt. of Assam has launched Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Yojana to support widows. This Widow Pension Scheme in Assam will support the family tide over the financial vacuum which is created by the loss of bread earner of the family which is usually male member of family.

Under this pension scheme for widows in Assam, all the women upto the age of 45 years who loses her husband will get lump sum amount of Rs. 25,000 as immediate family assistance. As a supplement to the one time grant to widows below 45 years of age, Assam government has gone a step further and introduced a monthly pension of Rs. 250 under the Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension. Women can avail of this benefit until they attain an age of 60 years, after which they come under the ambit of our old age pension.

Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme Application Form

The format of application form for the Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme is similar to as given below:

Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme Form
Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme Application Form

The application can be downloaded in PDF format from the official website of Assam Government using the link here:- https://rural.assam.gov.in/sites/default/files/National%20Social%20Assistance%20Program.Model%20Application%20Form.pdf

How to Apply – Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme

Any widow who wish to apply for Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme should fulfill the above criteria and may approach Gram Panchayat / VCDC / VDC or Block Office and submit application in the format given above.

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Till date, Assam govt. has been able to help 1,69,930 women who have lost their husbands. The state govt. has extended total benefits amounting to Rs. 40.94 crore in the year 2020-21 alone.

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