Rajiv Gandhi Social Security Scheme for Poor families – 2012
The object is to provide financial assistance to all the below poverty line family members in the Union Territory of Puducherry in the age group of 18-60 years, in the event of natural and unnatural death, partial total disability and permanent total disability due to accidents. This scheme have came into force with effect from 25.03.2011.
A beneficiary under this scheme is not eligible to avail any other benefit in a scheme (if any) operated by Government of India / Government of Puducherry / Local Bodies of Puducherry Government to cease / misuse the double claim at present time or in future under any circumstance.
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The deceased / disabled person for whom claim is made shall be a member of the below proverty line family in the age group of 18-60 years, in the Union Territory of Puducherry, whose annual family income shall not be more than Rs. 75,000/-
Natural death, Rs. 30,000/-; Unnatural death, Rs. 75,000/-; Permanent Total Disability (PTD) due to accident., Rs. 75,000/-; Partial Permanent Total Disability due to accident, Rs. 37,500/-
How To Apply
The claim form shall be available in all the respective Taluk / Sub-Taluk Office at free of cost. The claimant / beneficiary shall claim financial assistance in Form-A, if the death of the member is natural / unnatural. The claimant / beneficiary shall claim financial assistance in Form-B, if the member is partially disabled or permanently disabled due to an accident.
The claim form shall be submitted to the Tahsildar / Deputy Tahsildar of the respective Taluk / Sub-Taluk Office falling within the jurisdiction of the member, within 180 days from the date of death of the member or from the date of accident to the member. The claim form shall be accompanied by the following certificates / documents, namely:- Attested photocopy of the BPL Family Ration card. (or) Original Income Certificate of the family whose annual income is not more than Rs. 75,000 issued by the Tahsildar / Deputy Tahsildar, Taluk / Sub-Taluk Office. Original Death Certificate issued by the Competent authority. Original Disability Certificate issued by the Competent authority in case of accident to the member. Attested photocopy of the F.I.R, Post-mortem report, Police Inquest report in case of the accidental / unnatural death. Attested photocopy of the Ration Card or Aadhaar Card. The attested photocopy of the first page of bank account of any nationalised bank maintained by the claimant /beneficiary.