Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme 2022: Overview, Eligibility Criteria, and Application Procedure

Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme | Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme Eligibility Criteria | Benefits of the Aasara Pension Yojana | Application Procedure & Status

Aasara means “support,” and that is precisely what the Telangana government is offering to all of the people who are unable to earn money. Because they are not able to work and take a load to provide for their family members, are suffering from a specific ailment, or are unable to work. So, in this essay, we will discuss the Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme for the year 2022. Also included in this post is information on how to apply for the Telangana Aasara scheme.

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Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme 2022

The Chief Minister earlier introduced the Telangana Aasara pension plan in 2014 to offer pensions to all citizens, including widows and HIV sufferers, so they could support their families and live happy lives. To ensure that all participants of the Telangana Aasara Scheme receive additional benefits, the scheme has been renewed and the pension amount enhanced. They will no longer be required to work because they are unwell.

Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme

Overview of Aasara Pension Yojana 2022

NameAasara Pension Scheme
Launched byChief Minister of Telangana State
Launched Date28th May 2019
BeneficiariesCitizen of the State
ObjectiveProviding Financial Support on Monthly Basis
Official Website

Benefits of the Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme

One of the key advantages of the Telangana Aasara Pension Yojana is the availability of financial money that will be distributed to old, disabled, HIV patients and single women. As we all know, many individuals in our nation are very sick and are unable to work due to their illnesses.

Thus, many people would be able to provide for their families through the implementation of this scheme even without going out and working. The Aasara Pension provides several advantages to all scheme beneficiaries.

Socio Economic Criteria for Aasara Pension Yojana

People who live in homes that meet one or more of the following criteria are unable to receive a social security pension:

  • Owners of light or heavy vehicles (four-wheelers and big vehicles)
  • Already receiving a pension from another government program or a freedom warrior pension?
  • Having a vast commercial enterprise
  • Having physicians, contractors, professionals, and self-employed children.
  • Any other criterion that the verification officer may examine based on the household’s lifestyle, career, and profession that renders the household ineligible
  • Having more than 3 acres of wet/irrigated dry land or 7.5 acres of dry land
  • Having children who work for the government/public sector/private sector/are outsourced/contract

Families under socio-economic requirements and belonging to the mentioned age category must be taken into account for inclusion and, if they are not on the exclusion list, eligibility for pension:

  • Tribal tribes that are primitive and susceptible
  • Women-headed families with no earning members
  • Do people with disabilities live in households?
  • Only one family member will get a disability or window pension per home.
  • Households who are homeless
  • Households that live in temporary informal structures or huts, often in cities.
  • Those families headed by widows or terminally ill/disabled/over 65-year-olds with no source of income
  • Landless agricultural labourers
  • Rural artists and craftspeople
  • Slum-dwellers
  • People who earn a living in the informal sector daily
  • Other comparable categories

Aasara Pension for 57 to 65 Years Old

As you are all aware, the Telangana government offers the TS Aasara pension to anyone over the age of 65. Telangana’s Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao, pledged during the 2018 election campaign to make this program’s benefits available to everyone aged 57 to 65.

The Department of Rural Development’s Society of Eliminating Rural Poverty is accepting applications from all qualified applicants. This program is open to anybody who will be 57 years old on the application submission date.

Identification of Eligible Persons for the Scheme

  • The gram panchayat secretary/village revenue officer in the rural region and the bill collector in the urban area will both receive the application.
  • The applications must be verified by and certified by the aforementioned officials.
  • The appointed Mandal Parishad Development Officer, municipal commissioner, deputy, and zonal commissioner shall carry out the scrutinizing process and grant the pension by the rules that are periodically provided to them.
  • In addition to guaranteeing fairness among different social groupings like scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, backward class, etc.
  • If anybody presented false information to get a pension, disciplinary action will be taken, and the money granted to them will be repaid.

Administration of Telangana Aasara Pension

  • All district collectors, the CEO, and the SERP will be responsible for bringing this plan live.
  • Changes to the database or procedures must follow a rigid protocol unless authorized by the government.
  • Data security must be guaranteed.
  • Authorized modification requests can be made after receiving approval from the appropriate authorities.
  • After receiving a documented modification request from the authorized officer, the software vendor is allowed to make changes.
  • The management information system report will be provided on the official website, which will be open to the public.
  • The administrative cost for implementing TS Aasara pensions cannot exceed 3% of the money expended.

Revised Pension Amount of the Scheme

Telangana’s government enacted TS Aasara Pension 2022 after making several changes. Beneficiaries’ pension amounts are raised as a result of these adjustments. The pension amount’s specifics are as follows:

Beneficiary CategoryOld AmountRevised Amount
Disable Persons10003000
Single Female10002000
Beedi Labourers10002000
Filaria Patients10002000
HIV Patients10002000
Old Age Pension10002000
Disabled Person10002000

Eligibility Criteria of Pension Scheme

Under the Telangana Aasara pension Scheme for 2022, certain qualifying requirements have been determined for various groups of beneficiaries:

Eligibility Criteria of Old-Aged People

  • The age should be at least 65 years old.
  • The candidate must be from a primitive or vulnerable tribal group.
  • Only one pensioner per household, ideally a woman, is eligible.
  • Landless agriculture laborers, rural artisans/craftsmen, slum dwellers, and persons earning a living in the informal sector such as porters, coolies, rickshaw pullers, hand cart pullers, fruit/flower sellers, snake charmers, rag pickers, cobblers, destitute, and other similar categories, whether in rural or urban areas, are also eligible.
  • Homeless and houseless households living in temporary informal facilities or huts, particularly in metropolitan areas, are eligible.
  • Households headed by widows or terminally ill/disabled people/people aged 65 or older with no guaranteed means of sustenance or societal assistance are also eligible.

For Widow

  • The widow must be over 18 years of age.
  • The candidate must come from a primitive and vulnerable tribe.

Eligibility Criteria for Weaver

  • The weaver’s age must be beyond 50.
  • The candidate must be from a primitive or vulnerable tribe.
  • A household can only receive one pension.
  • A person’s occupation, whether rural or urban, should be weaving.

Eligibility Criteria of Toddy Tappers

  • The applicant’s age must be over 50.
  • The candidate must be from a primitive or vulnerable tribe.
  • The person’s occupation should be Toddy Tapping, regardless of whether they live in rural or urban locations.
  • Toddy tapper pensions need confirmation that the beneficiary is a registered member of the Toddy Tappers Co-Operative Society.

For Disabled person

  • Anyone of any age can apply for the scheme.
  • The candidate must be from a primitive or vulnerable tribal group.

Required Documents for Aasara Pension Scheme

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Address Proof
  • Income Certificate
  • Proof of age
  • Death Certificate in case of a widow
  • Xerox copy of registration in the Cooperative society of Toddy Tappers.
  • Weavers should submit a Xerox copy of the registration to the Co-operatives society of weavers.
  • SADAREM Certificate in the case of persons with disabilities 40% or above and 51% for the hearing impaired.
  • Bank Account Passbook
  • Post Office Saving Account
  • IFSC Code
  • Photograph
  • Mobile Number

Application Process of Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme 2022

You can apply for this scheme via either offline or online procedures. We have stated both processes, check them out below.

Apply Aasara Pension Scheme Offline

If you wish to participate in the scheme, you must complete the following application:

  • Click on the link provided here.
Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme Form
  • Get the application form here.
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Please provide the documentation.
  • In the rural region, submit your application to your Regional Gram Panchayat Secretary / Village Revenue Officer, while in the urban area, submit your application to the Bill Collector.

Apply Aasara Pension Scheme Online

  • Visit the Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation’s official website.
Official Website
  • Go to the “online application” area on the home page and pick the “pension application” option.
  • Application Form for Aasara Pension
  • Fill out the application form with all of the necessary information.
  • Upload the required papers, such as an Aadhaar card, an FSC card, a bank account passbook, a property tax receipt, and a self-declaration.
  • Submit the application form by selecting the submit button.

Check the Online Status of the Aasara Pension Scheme

To check the progress of the application form, simply follow the easy procedures outlined below:

  • Visit the official site.
Online Status Check of Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme
  • Select “Search Beneficiary Details.”
  • Enter your Application Number, District, Panchayat, and all other necessary information.
  • Select the search option.

Get a Declaration Certificate of the Aasara Pension

  • Visit the scheme’s official website
Declaration Form
  • On the front page, you will see a link to a pension application, which you must click on under the online application area.
  • You must now click on self-declaration download.
Declaration Form Download
  • The form will begin to download.
  • You can print this form and fill it out.

Telangana Aasara Pension Scheme Helpline Number

For any questions, call the toll-free number 18004251980 or the call centre number 08702500781.

1) Who is eligible for the Aasara pension in Telangana?

It is a welfare system that provides pensions to the elderly, widows, the Goud community, elephantiasis sufferers, AIDS patients, physically challenged persons, and beedi workers.

2) How much is the Aasara pension in Telangana?

Telangana’s Finance Minister granted Rs. 11,728 crores to the Aasara Pension programme on March 7, 2022.

3) Where can I apply for the Aasara pension?

The application form for this plan is available from the Gram Panchayat Secretary/Village Revenue Officer in rural regions and the Bill Collector in urban areas.

4) When did Aasara pension start?

The Telangana Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao, launched the pension system on November 8, 2014, at Kothur, Mahboobnagar district.

Important Links

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Visit Official WebsiteCLICK HERE
Aasara Login PageCLICK HERE
Self-Declaration FormCLICK HERE

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