Indira Gandhi National widow pension scheme (IGNWPS)
National Social Assistance Programme (N.S.A.P) was introduced in the HMC from the year 1996.
Age of widow shall be 40-79 years or higher and must belong to a household living below the poverty line according to the criteria prescribed by the Government of India.
The assistance under IGNWPS will be provided at the rate of Rs. 600 per month per beneficiary.