[PDF] Jammu And Kashmir Widow Pension: Application Form, Status

Jammu Kashmir Widow Pension Application process, Eligibility, Required Documents, and Application – The government of Jammu Kashmir provides pensions to the weak and destitute sections of the society. Under the pension program government of Jammu and Kashmir government provides pensions to the widows of the state. There are two programs that widows of the state can take benefit of. The first program is run by the state government under the Integrated Social Security Scheme(ISSS). under the scheme Women in Distress Scheme widows of the state can get benefits. under the scheme an amount of Rs. 1,000 per month is provided to the beneficiaries. The second scheme under which the widows can get benefits is Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension. The pension scheme is a central government-sponsored scheme. Under the scheme center government provides Rs. 300 and the state government provides additional Rs. 700 making a total of Rs. 1,000 per month.

In this article, we are going to tell about the widow’s pension scheme in great detail. We are going to tell you the application process, Eligibility Criteria, Required Documents list, and benefits under the scheme. So stick to the end of the article so you do not miss any details.

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Jammu and Kashmir Widows Pension Form

Jammu Kashmir government provides pensions to the widows of the state. As we know that most women are dependent on their husbands for their livelihood and as the husband is no more it is not easy for women to get a livelihood. So it becomes the responsibility of the government to provide them with minimum life support. So the government provides pensions to the Destitute women. Widows of Jammu Kashmir can apply for any of the schemes mentioned above. Under IGNWP widows of the state will get Rs. 1,000 per month and under the ISSS pension scheme of the J&K government they can also get the same amount of Rs. 1,000 per month. Full details on the scheme are in the article below.

Overview of J&K Widow Pension

Scheme Name Jammu & Kashmir Widow Pension Scheme
Scheme by Government of Jammu and Kashmir
Beneficiaries Widows of the state of Jammu and Kashmir
Benefits Financial help to the widows
Pension Amount Rs. 1,000 per month
Official Website Click Here

Required Documents under J&K Widow Pension 

The Required documents for Widows pension J&K are:

  • Pension Application Form
  • Aadhar Card (BPL Card)
  • Ration Card
  • Husband’s Death certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Domicile of the state
  • Bank Passbook
  • Mobile Number
  • Passport Size Photo

Eligibility Criteria for J&K Widow Pension

The eligibility criteria for the J&K Widow pension are:

  • The Applicant must be a permanent resident of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The age of the applicant must be above the age of 40 years.
  • She must be a Widow.

Application Process for the J&K Widows Pension- Form PDF

  1. First, you need to download the application form from the official website.
          • OR
  2. Click Here to download the application form directly.
  3. Now fill out the application form correctly.
  4. Attach all the required documents with the application form.
  5. Finally submit the application form with attached documents to Tehsil Social Welfare Officer.

Now your documents will be verified and if all information is correct the pension will be sanctioned.

Sanctioning Authority

Divisional Level Committee comprising of the following Officers:-
1. Director Social Welfare Jammu/Kashmir = Chairman
2. Representative of the CMO concerned (not below the rank of Medical Officer) =
Member
3. Concerned District Social Welfare Officer = Member Secretary
4. Tehsil Social Welfare officer Hqrs = Member

Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension for J&K

Under Indira Gandhi Nation Widow Pension the government of J&K provides an amount of Rs. 1,000 per month to the widows of the state. As this is a central government-funded scheme Center government provides Rs. 300 per month and in addition to this the state government of J&K provides Rs. 700 per month making it a total of Rs. 1,000 for ages of 40-79 years. And the widows above the age of 80 years the central government provides Rs. 500. For the scheme, only BPL card holders are applicable to the apply. More Information on the scheme is below.

Required Documents for IGNWP J&K

  • Aadhar Card
  • Ration Card (BPL Card mandatory)
  • Death Certificate of the Husband
  • Bank Account Details
  • Passport Size Photograph

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be from the BPL (Below Poverty Line) category.
  • The applicant must be a widow
  • The age of the applicant must be between 40 -64 years of age.

How to Apply for J&K Indira Gandhi Nation Widow Pension 

  • First, you need to download the application form. To download the application form Click Here.
              • OR
  • You can get the application form from District Social welfare (DSWO) or Tehsil Social Welfare (TSW) free of cost.
  • Now fill in all the information on the application form correctly.
  • Attach all the required documents with the application form.
  • Submit the application form to the concerned authorities.

Now your filled information with the attached documents will be verified. And if all provided information is correct the pension will be sanctioned for the applicant.

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