Indira Gandhi National Old age pension scheme (IGNOAPS)

National Social Assistance Programme (N.S.A.P) was introduced in the HMC from the year 1996.

Eligibility criteria

Age of applicant (male or female) shall be 60 years or higher and must belong to a household living below the poverty line according to the criteria prescribed by the Government of India.

Amount of Pension

The assistance under IGNOAPS will be provided at the rate of Rs. 400 per month per beneficiary & Rs. 1000 per month per beneficiary for beneficiaries who are 80 years and above.