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Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme 2020 application form is available to download in PDF format at sjd.kerala.gov.in through online mode. In this scheme of Social Justice Department, the Kerala govt. is going to provide glucometers freely to elderly diabetic persons coming under BPL category. The official website is now functional and people can know how to apply for Vayomadhuram Scheme at the official website.
The state cabinet committee has also approved the implementation of Vayomadhuram Scheme to provide glucometer to senior citizens. According to guidelines of the department will provide glucometers to 1000 diabetic old age persons in each district. This scheme will enable diabetic patients to monitor blood sugar (glucose) levels by utilizing free kits comprising of 1 Glucometer and 25 Test Strips to every senior citizen.
The primary objective is to help the diabetic patients in their old age who are at higher risk of diseases. The Glucometers price in the market varies from Rs. 450 to Rs. 2500 depending on their brands. So, this scheme will assist poor people of BPL category. In this article, we will tell you about how to apply for Vayomadhuram Scheme, eligibility criteria, govt. orders, amount of assistance and complete details.
Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme 2020 Application Form PDF
Below is complete process of how to download Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme 2020 Application Form in PDF format through online mode:-
Step 1: Firstly visit the official Kerala Social Justice Department website at http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/
Step 2: On homepage, click at the “Schemes” tab present in the main menu or directly click http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/schemes.php
Step 3: At the opened page, click at the “Vayomadhuram Scheme for Providing Glucometer to Senior Citizens” link present at 34th number in the list of schemes.
Step 4: At the opened scheme details page, go to the “Documents” section and click at the “Application Forms – Vayomadhuram Scheme for Providing Glucometer to Senior Citizens” link as shown here or directly click this link.
Step 5: The Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme Application Form PDF Download Page online will open as shown below:-
Step 6: All the interested applicants can download this Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme Form 2020 in PDF format. After downloading, applicants will have to enter necessary details accurately in the form and submit it to the concerned authorities.
The applicants must submit the duly filled applications along with supporting documents to the concerned District Social Justice Officers. Upon subsequent verification of filled in application form along with documents, the concerned officer will approve your form and then diabetic senior citizens from BPL families will start receiving glucometers.
Eligibility Criteria for Kerala Vayomadhuram Glucometer Scheme 2020
Only those applicants who fulfills the eligibility criteria mentioned below will become eligible for Kerala Vayomadhuram Glucometer Scheme for diabetic senior citizens of BPL families:-
- Applicant must be a permanent resident of the Kerala state.
- He / she must be a senior citizen i.e elderly person must be above 60 years of age.
- Applicant must be suffering from diabetes and for this purpose, certificate from an authorized doctor is required.
- If there are a large number of applicants, priority will be given to older persons.
- The applicants must belong to the below poverty line (BPL) category.
The Vayomadhuram Scheme for elderly diabetic patients will be implemented in the Kerala state as mentioned in government order.
Need for Vayomadhuram Scheme Implementation for 2020-21
Kerala has the largest number of diabetes patients in India. Based on the recent studies conducted by ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) 19.4% people have diabetes in Kerala. 80% of the oldage population in Kerala suffers from diabetes. With the intention of an old age friendly State, the Social Justice Department under Government of Kerala has introduced a new initiative titled “Vayomadhuram”.
Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme will provide glucometers freely to elderly diabetic persons coming under BPL category. Under this scheme the department will provide glucometers to 1000 diabetic old age persons in each district.
List of Documents for Free Glucometer Scheme 2020 in Kerala
The complete list of documents required for Free Glucometer Scheme 2020 or Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme are as follows:-
- The applicant has to submit copy of Aadhar card as age proof.
- Medical certificate issued by Govt./NRHM Doctor certifying that the applicant is suffering from diabetes.
- Self-attested copy of BPL ration card / Copy of BPL certificate issued from Panchayath/Municipality/Corporation / BPL Income certificate from concerned Village office.
The completed application form along with the mentioned supporting documents must be submitted in person to the concerned district social justice officer.
Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme List 2020
Here is the direct link to check the name in the Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme List 2020. The beneficiary senior citizens can click at http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/scheme-info.php?scheme_id=MTQ2c1Y4dXFSI3Z5. At this page, go to the “Target Group” section and click at the “Beneficiary Details” link in front of “Senior Citizens” link. In the new window, the Kerala Vayomadhuram Scheme list of beneficiaries will appear as shown below:-
All those candidates who want to check their name in the opened list can even select the financial year and district name to narrow search in the Vayomadhuram Scheme district wise list of beneficiaries.
For more details, visit the official website of Social Justice Department of Kerala at http://sjd.kerala.gov.in