Govt schemes for the underprivileged by Surbhi Agarwal

Name: Surbhi Agarwal
City: Moradabad
State: Uttar Pradesh

✓Scheme 1
•Name of the scheme: Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram

•Beneficiary:Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) is a new initiative aiming at early identification and early intervention for children from birth to 18 years to cover 4 ‘D’s viz. Defects at birth, Deficiencies, Diseases, Development delays including disability.

•State/national/local: National

•Description of what it provides:The services aim to cover children of 0 -6 years of age in rural areas and urban slums in addition to children enrolled in classes I to XII in Government and Government aided Schools. It is expected that these services will reach to about 27 crores children in a phased manner. The broad category of age group and estimated beneficiary is as shown below in the table. The children have been grouped in to three categories owing to the fact that different sets of tools would be used and also different set of conditions could be prioritized

•Eligibility:Babies born at public health facilities and home.
Preschool children in rural areas and urban slum.
School children enrolled in class 1st and 12th in government and
government aided schools

•Web address for enrolment form: N/A

✓Scheme 2
•Name of the scheme: UP Kisan Asan Kist Yojana

•Beneficiary: outstanding tubewell electricity bills in installments

•State/national/local: State

•Description of what it provides: As per the Energy department of Uttar Pradesh, the interest waiver on tubewells bill would also remain applicable. Each farmer can now avail the benefits of aasaan kisht yojna by applying online at the nearest CSC or other methods as below. Only those farmers who pay their tubewell electricity bills on timely basis would only be able to avail this UP Farmers Easy Installment Scheme benefits. This UP Kisan Asan Kist Yojana is going to benefit both electricity suppliers as well as farmers.
Electricity supplier companies will get their bill dues recovered while farmers can pay their bills in easy installments with no interest charged. The main aim of the UP govt. is to realize the vision of Doubling Farmers Income by 2022.

•Eligibility:Only those farmers who pay their tubewell electricity bills on timely basis would only be able to avail this UP Farmers Easy Installment Scheme benefits.

•Web address for enrolment form:

✓Scheme 3
•Name of the scheme: UP Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana 2020

•Beneficiary: educate orphans and children of labourers.

•State/national/local: State

•Description of what it provides: Through this UP Bal Shramik scheme, the state government will provide Rs 1200 to girls and Rs 1000 to boys. Moreover, additional financial assistance will be provided to the candidates of the 8th, 9th, and 10th Standard.

•Eligibility:The government will start the scheme initially through selected districts and later on, it will cover the complete state. Therefore the applicant residing in the selected districts can avail of the scheme.
The age limit to avail the scheme is between 8 to 18 years. The complete details will be available after the declaration of the official notification for the scheme.
The orphan and children of laborers and differently-abled are eligible for the scheme.

•Web address for enrolment form:

✓Scheme 4
•Name of the scheme: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

•Beneficiary:Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana will provide 5 crore LPG connections to BPL families, with the financial support of Rs 1600

•State/national/local: National

•Description of what it provides: Connections will be issued on the name of women beneficiaries.
EMI facility will also be provided for stove and refill cost.

•Eligibility:The applicant should be women above the age of 18 years.
The applicant must be a rural inhabitant carrying a BPL card.
The women applicant should have a saving bank account in any nationalized bank across the country to receive subsidy amount.
The applicant’s household should not already own a LPG connection.

•Web address for enrolment form: Gas.

✓Scheme 5
•Name of the scheme: PMJAY: Ayushman Bharat Yojana Scheme

•Beneficiary:The scheme offers financial protection in case of hospitalization due to medical emergencies

•State/national/local: National

•Description of what it provides:With the intention to provide accessible healthcare to the poor and needy, the Ayushman Bharat Yojana Scheme offers coverage of up to Rs.5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary hospitalisation care.
The health insurance under AB-PMJAY includes hospitalization costs of beneficiaries and includes the below components:
Medical examination, consultation and treatment.
Non-intensive and intensive care services.
Medicine and medical consumables.
Diagnostic and laboratory services.
Medical implant services, wherever possible.
Food services.
Complication arising during treatment.
Post-hospitalisation expenses for up to 15 days.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) treatment.

•Eligibility:PMJAY Rural:
The Socio-Economic Caste Census 2011 (SECC 2011) involves the ranking of households based on their socio-economic status. The rural households are ranked based on their status of seven deprivation criteria. Of these, the scheme covers all beneficiaries who fall under at least one of below six deprivation categories and automatically includes destitute, manual scavenger families, living through alms, primitive tribal group, bonded labourers:
Households with only one room with Kucha walls and roof.
No adult member in the age group between 16 and 59 years.
No adult male member in the age group between 16 and 59 years.
Disabled member and no-abled bodied member in the household.
SC and ST
Landless households and major sources of income are through manual casual labour.
PMJAY Urban:
Under the scheme, urban households are categorised based on occupation. Below are 11 occupational categories of workers who are eligible for the Ayushman Bharat Yojana Scheme:
Domestic worker
Cobbler/Street Vendor/Hawker/Other service providers on the street.
Plumber/Construction Worker/Mason/Painter/Labour/Welder/Security Guard/Coolie
Sweeper/Mali/Sanitation Worker
Artisan/Handicrafts Worker/Tailor/Home-based Worker
Driver/Transport Worker/Conductor/Cart or Rickshaw Pullers/Helper to Drivers or Conductors
Shop Workers/Peon in Small Establishment/Assistant/Helper/Attendant/Delivery Assistant/Waiter
Mechanic/Electrician/Repair Worker/Assembler

•Web address for enrolment form:

✓Scheme 6
•Name of the scheme: Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Scheme

•Beneficiary: insurance cover worth Rs 50 lakh per person for sanitation workers, ASHA workers, doctors, nurses and paramedics who are on the frontlines of the corona battle.

•State/national/local: National

•Description of what it provides: According to the new policy lay out, the farmers will get the first installment of Rs 2,000 in the first week of April. About 8.69 crore farmers will get immediate benefit out of it.
Under the MNREGA scheme, the wage rate has been increased from Rs 182 to Rs 202, amounting to an increase of Rs 2000 per worker. This will benefit 5 crore people.
For old age pensioners and widows, an additional ex-gratia amount of Rs 1,000 for the next three months available in two installments. It will benefit 3 crore widows and senior citizens.
For women Jan Dhan account holders, a one-time ex-gratia of Rs 500 per month will be given for the next three months.

•Eligibility: Employees getting wages less than 15000.

•Web address for enrolment form: Will be launched shortly.

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