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The information related to financial releases and funds transfer for NSAP is being sourced from PFMS systems and the information provided on the MoRD website is as per the information received from PFMS as on date and details reported by States.
If you are finding difficult to access the content or pages of NSAP website, the following summary will help you to have a better way in browsing this website.
NSAP website has direct access to latest news, graphical representation related to NSAP Schemes, DBT related information, circulars, press releases and other important information.
About NSAP Schemes
Information about NSAP Schemes such as INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL DISABILITY PENSION SCHEME (IGNDPS), INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL WIDOW PENSION SCHEME (IGNWPS), INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OLD AGE PENSION SCHEME (IGNOAPS), National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) and ANNAPURNA with their various features, their present status, implementation, monitoring with real data.
Eligibility for NSAP Schemes
Different eligibility criteria for different Schemes
Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS): Under the scheme, BPL persons aged 60 years or above are entitled to a monthly pension of Rs. 200/- up to 79 years of age and Rs.500/- thereafter.
Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS): BPL widows aged 40-59 years are entitled to a monthly pension of Rs. 300/-
Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS): BPL persons aged 18-59 years with severe and multiple disabilities are entitled to a monthly pension of Rs. 300/-.
National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS): Under the scheme a BPL household is entitled to lump sum amount of money on the death of primary breadwinner aged between 18 and 64 years. The amount of assistance is Rs. 20,000/-.
Annapurna: Under the scheme, 10 kg of food grains per month are provided free of cost to those senior citizens who, though eligible, have remained uncovered under NOAPS.
On the initiative of Government of India, NSAP scheme also included for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to transfer the pension benefits to respective account of beneficiaries in 2016-17 onwards. The progress of DBT across all states are as
DBT Transactions (In Cr.)
Aadhar Authentication with UIDAI:
In order to authenticate the Aadhar of beneficiaries, NSAP-PPS is integrated with UIDAI for demographic authentication of Aadhar on fly. Once the consent has been taken from beneficiary and updated in NSAP-PPS by respective field offices at Block/Districts through their Logins, demographic authentication is done on fly. This facility is given under the logins.
Pension application through mobile app (SAMBAL):
Citizen centric MobileApp “SAMBAL” has been provided for online submission of application under NSAP schemes. Initially it has been started with states who are on-boarded on NSAP-PPS performing the end to end transactions. The MobileApp also providing all details of about the Scheme, Eligibility, Pension Assistance details, Beneficiary coverage and to track the application and status of pension. The application also provide details of Release/Sanctioned fund transfer to states under the Scheme.
Monthly Pension Assistance State wise:
Shows monthly pension amount of all NSAP schemes state wise.
Tracking Pension Payment:
A graphical representation related to pensioner summary state wise through different payment mode like Bank A/c, PO A/c, Mo and cash.
Status of fund releases to states:
Check status of fund releases to the each state on basis of various searching filters like state, scheme, fund type and so on.
Bank / Post office near me:
Show the list of bank or post office near pensioner according to their state and district. Pensioner can searched through IFSC directly.
This section is containing all updates about the circulars issued to States/Ciyizen with download facility
Guidelines and Circulars:
This section is containing all guideline and their updates along with Old circular issued to states
Provides answer to myriad question relating to pension Schemes, about eligibility, pension assistance, How to apply and to whom to contact for submission of application to get pension.
A section displays the total number of visit counts to NSAP website.
A hierarchical structure of website’s menu in a chronological manner.
A section for registering the visitor’s experience, suggestions with respect to NSAP website.
Screen Reader Access:
NSAP website enable people with visual impairments access the website using assistive technologies, such as NVDA, JAWS and SUPERNOVA.
The information provided by NSAP website is available in various file formats, such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Word and in html format. To view these information properly, your browser must have the required plug-ins or software. In case, your browser does not have these plug-ins or software, you can download from the internet for free.
Here is the list of required plug-ins or software to view information properly: