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What is Viklang Pension Yojana? - Meaning and Process

Viklang Pension Scheme
March 16, 2019 1657
Every person has the right to a pension. Be it able or differently abled.  In order to assist the differently abled persons with a better life condition, the government of Uttar Pradesh decided to provide financial assistance in the form of a pension scheme. The scheme is called Viklang Pension Yojana and was launched in the year 2016. Let us take you through the details of the scheme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a resident of Uttar Pradesh
  • Must be between 18 to 26.
  • Person with 40% or more disability
  • Monthly income should be less than Rs.1000

Non-eligible persons

  • If a disabled person is receiving any other Pension
  • Owner of three wheel or four wheel vehicle
  • A disabled person working in Government sectors

Documents Required

  1. Disability certificate provided by the physician of the Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Centre or Primary Health Centre.
    Certificates issued by trained private practitioners for direct disabilities.
    In cases of mental depression and hearing impaired disabilities, the certificate of disability certificate given by Ram Manohar Lohia Joint Hospital, Gomtisagar, Lucknow will be accepted.
  2. Income certificate issued by MP, MLA, Mayor, Chairman of Nagar Panchayats, President of District Panchayats, Tehsildar, Block Development Officer or Village Head.
  3. Age proof: Birth certificate or 10th class certificate can be furnished.
  4. Any bank account passbook
  5. ID proof: Voter ID, Aadhaar Card, Basement or Ration Card
  6. A soft copy passport size colour photograph needs to be uploaded. Size of the photograph should be less than 20 KB.

The eligible disabled person will get a pension of Rs.300 under the Viklang Pension Yojana. It will be provided in two instalments of 6-6 months. First instalment will start from April to September and the second instalment from October to March. 

In order to apply for the scheme, you can visit viklang pension yojana website and follow the step by step instructions.

Submit Application Form

To apply for the Viklang Pension scheme, you need to:

1. Visit the website -https://sspy-up.gov.in/EnglishPages/index_en.aspx
2. Select Apply Online
3. Enter all the details
4. Submit the application
5. Receive an acknowledgement slip
6. Submit the printed application with the documents at the District Disabled Welfare Office or the Grama Sabha within one month of online submission

How to Check the UP Viklang Pension Yojana Application Status?

To check the status of your Viklang Pension Yojaya application, you need to:

1. Visit the website - https://sspy-up.gov.in/EnglishPages/index_en.aspx
2. Click on the Application Status link on the home page
3. Register as a user and create a password
4. Select the Scheme Name from the drop-down menu
5. Enter your application number, bank account number and the required alphanumeric captcha code
6. Click Submit to view the status of your application

HDFC Life offers numerous retirement plans and term insurance plans that are aimed at securing your financial future and safeguarding the fiscal security of your loved ones.

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