Kerala


Eligibility

 TypeEligibilityEntitlement Apply

60 years or above
Resident of Kerala for atleast 10 years
Worked as agriculture labour for 10 years or more under landowners
Member of Kerala Agricultural Workers Welfare Fund
Family annual income of or less than 
11,000
Doesn't work at a plantation
Destitute
Not applied or received other pensions
Does not beg
Not admitted to a poor home
Apply at the local body near residence
500  Application Form

65 years above
Must be a destitute
Must not be eligible for any other pension except except in connection with Leprosy, TB and cancer
Nobody to look after them
Does not beg
Must not be admitted to a poor home
Family annual income of or less than Rs.11, 000
Resident of Kerala for over three years
Applied at the localbody where the person is residing
500
1000 - above 80 years
 Application Form
Must be a destitute
Must not be eligible, applied or receive any other pension except in connection with Leprosy, TB and cancer
Must not resort to habitual begging
Applicant is not eligible if the person is admitted to a poor home.
Family annual income of or less than 
₹22375 in urban area and less than 20000 in rural area.
Applied at the localbody where the person is residing.
Submit medical certificate of disability
700Application Form (Mentally challenged)

Application Form (Physically Challenged




Unmarried
Not applied for other pensions
No one of their to look after him/her
Does not beg.
Must not be admitted to a poor home.
Family annual income of or less than 
22375 in urban area and less than 20000 in rural areas
Applied at the localbody where the person is residing
700 Application Form
Widow
Must not be a remarried
Must not receive or be eligible any other pension
Must have nobody to look after them
Does not beg
Must not be admitted to a poor home
Family annual income of or less than ₹22375 in urban area and less than ₹20000 in rural areas
Applied at the localbody where the person is residing.
Applicant must be a destitute
700 Application Form



Local bodies recieve the application, process it, grant it and distribute of the pension. The application has to be submitted to the concerned Grama Panchayat/ Municipality/ Corporation Secretary. An enquiry is conducted around one month to 45 days (depending on the scheme) after the application is submitted. The list of beneficiaries is finalized within 45 days after the enquiry. An appeal against the beneficiary list should be submitted within 30 days to the concerned district collegctor and the Government takes the right decision against the appeal


Receive 

The pensioner will get the pension from the first week of next month onwards on the basis of availability of funds


Helpline



Contact
        Ministers (Local Self Government Department)
Principal Secretary (Local Self Government Department)
          Local Authorities (Every District and Panchayat)


Website

Sevana Pension Social Security System (Local Self Government Department)


Complain 

         Lokayukta
     

Monitor

Reports and Graphs (Each District and Local Body)


News
2014
Pension schemes fail to deliver result (The Times of India, 22 Jan 2014)

2013
'Abhayam' project begins today (The Hindu, 20 December 2013)
Kerala Raises Welfare Pensions (Business Line, 10 July 2013)


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