Old age

Widows, Destitute, Divorced women




 B.P.L, state B.P.L, Antyodaya families and Astha card holders Sahariya, Saharia, Kathodi, Khairwa communities


Men of 58 years and above

Women of 55 years and above

A resident of Rajasthan for a minimum period of seven years

No other source of regular income

Other family members not be older than 25 years or suffering from physical disability and incapable of earning

Income below ₹48,000 per annum





Widow of any age

A permanent resident of Rajasthan

A resident of Rajasthan for a minimum period of seven years

No other regular source of income

Income below ₹48,000 per annum

Other members of the family should not be older than 25 years, if they are then they should be suffering from physical disability and incapable of earning

BPL of 65 years or more and who is HIV/AIDS+ and registered with AIDS control society 

Income below ₹48,000

A permanent resident of Rajasthan 

No age limit

Income below ₹48,000

A permanent resident of Rajasthan 

18 to 64 years

A resident of Rajasthan for more than 3 years

Income below ₹60,000

40% disability and above



-low vision

-leprosy cured

-Hearing loss

-impairment locomotor disability

-cerebral palsy

-mental illness

-mental retardation

Less than three and a half feet tall

Income below ₹60,000

Bonafide resident of Rajasthan 


Less than three and a half feet tall

Income below ₹60,000

Bonafide resident of Rajasthan




Application Form

Age certificate (school certificate, register of birth (maintained by the gram panchayat), latest electoral roll or certificate of age granted by the Block Development Officer or Tehsildar on receipt of a written statement supported by two witnesses)

Residence certificate

Disability Certificate

Death Certificate (only for widows)

3 photographs


Online Form  

The form should be attested from an MP/MLA/Municipal authority

Gram Panchayat 

Tehsil office 

District Collector's Office

[Please collect a dated acknowledgement as proof of submission]

State buses with boards displaying information regarding the relaxation of eligibility criteria for state pensions.

[Source: PEEP Survey 2013]


Between April 20, 2013 to May 31, 2013, special pension mega campaigns 

were organized in the state and eligible persons were issued on-the-spot sanctions after receiving applications in more than 3000 camps. Sanctions w

ere issued to more than 4 lakh persons during this period.

The identification of eligible pensioners is done by the Patwari and Thesildar. Their report is submitted to Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) for Urban areas and to Block Development Officer (BDO) for rural areas. SDOs and BDOs are the sanctioning authorities. The pension payment order (PPO) is prepared by the Treasury Officer at the district treasury office after scrutinizing the sanction letter submitted by the SDO / BDO. The PPO is then sent to the respective Treasury / Sub-treasury offices where pension payments are done.

In rural areas, an Approval Authority Committee has been constituted to accept applications in rural areas. The sub-divisional officer/sub-divisional magistrate will be Chairman, while concerned development officer-member and pradhan/deputy pradhan of concerned panchayat samiti will be present as members of the committee. 

In urban areas, the sub-division officer/sub-division magistrate will be chairman and chief executive officer/commissioner/ executive officer of concerned municipal body, mayor/deputy mayor, chairperson or deputy chairperson, president or vice president/ward or council members have been included as members of the committee.



Deposit in bank account

Deposit in post office savings account 

Money order


Minister (Rural Development)

Secretary (Department of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development)

Head of Department (Commissioner)

District Officials (Collector)


Call 0141-2740637


Rajasthan Social Security Pensions


Public information officers


Application Status

Pensioners in every village




As per the Services Delivery Act, 2011 there should be Sahayta Kendra at the block level which are meant to have a single window system to file and redress citizen grievances



Rajiv Gandhi Sahayta Kendra (at Pindwada the Block office of Sirohi)

[Source: PEEP Survey 2013]

As per the Services Delivery Act, 2011,  there is also to be a notice board in every Gram Panchyat (and other government offices) detailing clearly the services provided, time frame for the delivery of same and procedure for redress of any grievances.



Notice Board at Panchayat Samiti, Pindwada

[Source: PEEP Survey 2013]


The performance of social pensions in India: The case of Rajasthan (Puja Vasudeva Dutta, SP Discussion Paper 0834, Social Protection and Labour, The World Bank, 2008)


Rajasthan approves pension for 400,000 people (Zeenews, 13 May 2013)

A case for universal pension (Jayati Ghosh, Frontline, 27 Dec 2013)

Pension for dwarfs in Rajasthan (Deccan Herald, 15 April 2013)