As a part of its welfare measures and social safety net strategy, the Telangana government has introduced the Aasara pensions, with a view to ensure secured life with dignity for all the poor. Aasara pension scheme is meant to protect the most vulnerable sections of society in particular the old and infirm, people with HIV-AIDS, widows, incapacitated weavers and toddy tappers, who have lost their means of livelihood with growing age, in order to support their day to day minimum needs required to lead a life of dignity and social security.
Aasara pension is a pension scheme by the Government of Telangana. It is a welfare scheme of pensions to old people, widows, Goud community, elephantiasis patients, AIDS afflicted people, physically disabled and beedi workers.
Similarly, the monthly pension amount for the differently abled will be enhanced from the existing Rs 1,500 to Rs 3,016. Further, the minimum age limit for old-age pensioners has been revised from 60 years to 57 years.
senior citizens, widows, physically handicapped, poor & old-aged artists and beedi workers
A new Pension scheme enhancing the monthly pension
How To Apply
For more information click on Aasara pensions: www.aasara.telangana.gov.in