National Social Assistance Programme ( NSAP )

(A)National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS):

          Beneficiaries both male and female, of 65 years of age and above and their families lying below the poverty line, were so long getting Old Age pension @ Rs 100 /- per,month (with 75% Central Assistance and 25% State share) under the scheme. From the present financial year it has been decided that total fund is to be calculated in terms of Mandatory Minimum Provision which, in turn, is to be derived ,at as the equivalent of the Budget provision of the State or the actual expenditure incurred whichever is higher, and also comprises Additional Central Assistance, allocated by Planning Commission. This provision of M. M.P. and ACA is applicable to NOAPS as well as NFBS, During the year 2001-2002 total sum of Rs. 4221.92 lakh was spent benefiting 3,43,294 beneficiaries including ST-22,325, SC-83,887. Others-1,77,956, Women-61,235 and Physically Handicapped-539. During the current financial year 2002-2003 (upto Feb 2003) a fund received of Rs. 2059.09 lakh has been allotted to different districts.

(B) National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) :
(C) National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS):


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