In the 1st cabinet meeting chaired by CM Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh govt. announced some welfare schemes as promised in YSRCP Navaratnalu. One of these schemes is a women welfare scheme named AP YSR Cheyutha Scheme 2019. Through YSR Cheyootha, AP govt. intends to support all women from SC, ST, BC and minority communities. To avail the benefits of AP YSR Cheyutha Yojana, women must be above 45 years of age and maximum age of women is 60 years.
Under YSR Cheyutha Scheme, the state govt. will provide Rs. 75,000 to all the women belonging to the SC / ST / BC / Minority community. This amount would be given in a time span of next 4 years of YSRCP govt. i.e around Rs. 19,000 per annum.
All the poor women who are deprived of various basic facilities can utilize the money given under YSR Cheyutha Scheme and lead a life of dignity and honour.
AP YSR Cheyutha Scheme 2019
CM Jagan promises all the women to realize the dream of Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy to turn “women into lakhiers” under YSR Cheyutha Scheme in Andhra Pradesh. The amount of Rs. 75,000 (for 4 years) would be released in 4 equal installments through the respective corporations. All the eligible women under the YSR Cheyutha Scheme would be provided with pension amount starting from the age of 45 itself.
This means that the state govt. will provide Rs. 19,000 per year to each women b/w 45 yrs – 60 years of age. The women must belong to the deprived sections of the society i.e from either SC, ST, BC or minority community. The main objective of YSR Cheyutha Scheme is to raise the living standards of poor & deprived women by providing them with financial assistance.
YSR Navaratnalu – Other Schemes
Andhra Pradesh YSRCP govt. headed by CM Jagan has also started various other schemes for people recently which are as follows:-
— YSR Rythu Bharosa Scheme – This scheme for farmers in AP would launch on 15 October 2019. All the farmers to get Rs. 12,500 per annum under this investment support scheme.
— YSR Arogyasri Scheme – Universal Health coverage to all lower and middle class families whose annual income is less than Rs. 5 lakh. All the expenses above Rs. 1,000 to be borne by the AP state govt.
— YSR Pension Kanuka Scheme – Old Age Pension (OAP), Widow, Weavers, Toddy Tappers, Fishermen, Single women, PLHIV (Art pensions), traditional cobblers pension amount raised to Rs. 2250. Disability pension is now Rs. 3,000. CKDU / Dialysis pension raised to Rs. 10,000 and the age of old age pensioners is reduced from 65 to 60 years.