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The Government of Andhra Pradesh announced the YSR Pension Kanuka as a part of social welfare measures to reduce the hardships of the poor and vulnerable sections of the society. It aims at securing a dignified life for the poor and vulnerable sections, especially the widows, old age persons and persons with disability.
Incentives are provided to the socio-economic backward people of the State of Andhra Pradesh through this pension scheme. A fixed amount of pension is given to the backward community in Andhra Pradesh State. The State provides a pension amount for the smooth functioning of the life of the socio-economic backward people.
The types of pension covered under the YSR Pension Kanuka are as follows:
The eligibility criteria under YSR Pension Kanuka is as follows:
The age criteria for the applicants to receive pension are different according to the type of pension. The different age criteria for the different type of pensions are as follows:
The pension amount provided is as follows:
The pension is disbursed by the MPDO (Municipal Planning And Development Office) in the rural areas and Municipal Office in the urban areas to the eligible beneficiaries. The pension amount is disbursed by the MPDO and municipal office to the panchayat/ward, and the panchayat/ward disburses it to the beneficiaries either manually or online.
The process to apply for YSR Pension Kanuka is as follows: