Jharkhand


Eligibility
 
 Type Criteria
 Old age60-79 years of age
80 years and above
Below Poverty (Line)
 WidowWidows
Below Poverty (Line) 
40-79 years of age
 DisabilityDisabled
Below Poverty (Line)
18-79 years of age



 Type Amount
 Old age ₹ 600 per month for 60-79 years of age
₹ 700 per month for 80 years and above
 Widow 600 per month
 Disability  600 per month


Videos
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Receive
Collect pensions from the post office savings account or from bank accounts.
All pension payment in the state are through banks and post offices. [Source: PEEP 2013]


Contact
 
     Director (Department of Labour, Employment and Training)
     Directorate (Department of Labour, Employment and Training)
     Joint director (Department of Labour, Employment and Training)


Research
 
Old age Pension Scheme in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh (Aashish Gupta, Economic and Political Weekly, 24 August 2013)


News

2014
Jharkhand handicapped people not got pension from 11 months (CGnet Swara,Kailash Bokaro,4 March 2014)
She returns empty-handed, this time too (The Hindu, Anumeha Yadav,11 March 2014)
17 Old Adivasis not getting pensions (Majhi Mundra, CGnet Swara, 1 Feb 2014)
CS directs for appropriate mechanism for automated communication (Avenue Mail, February 3, 2014)
Only 3 banks for 50 villages , people struggling to collect pensions (CGnet Swara, 25 Jan 2014)
Chief secretary orders probe into Aadhaar discrepancies (The Times of India, 19 Jan 2014)

2013
Beyond small mercies (Jean Drèze, The Hindu, 25 December 2013)