Government released Rs. 2814.50 crore for payment to the beneficiaries of NSAP under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Package in 2020-21

Ministry of Rural Development

Government released Rs. 2814.50 crore for payment to the beneficiaries of NSAP under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Package in 2020-21

Posted On: 30 JUL 2021 5:39PM by PIB Delhi
 

Under the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), monthly pension at the rate of Rs.300/- p.m  to widows in the age group of 40 to 79 years and divyangjan in the age group of 18-79 years and Rs.200/- p.m to old age persons in the age group of 60 to 79 years belonging to  below poverty line households is being paid. The amount of pension is increased to Rs. 500/- per month in respect of these beneficiaries on reaching the age of 80 years and above. Under the National Family Benefit Scheme of NSAP, a one-time lump-sum amount of Rs.20,000/- is paid to a bereaved family, on the death of primary breadwinner, aged between 18-60 years.

In order to handle the difficult time on account of spread of COVID-19, the Government released  an amount of Rs.2814.50 crore to States/UTs for payment of ex-gratia of Rs. 1000 (in two installments of Rs.500 eachto the old aged, widows and divyangjan beneficiaries of NSAP under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Package (PMGKYP) in 2020-21.

Government has conducted a comprehensive third party evaluation study of NSAP to inter-alia suggest, changes in assistance and criteria related to various schemes included under NSAP.

State-wise details of beneficiaries under the schemes of National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) including the State of Odisha is at Annexure A.

State-wise details of the quantum of funds allocated and utilized, including that in the State of Odisha, during financial years from 2019-20 to 2021-22 (till date) is at Annexure B.

    Annexure-A

 

Annexure A referred in reply of  Part (a) of the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1426 for 30.07.2021

State-wise details of  beneficiaries under the schemes of National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) including the State of Odisha

Sl. No.

States/UTs

Number of Beneficiaries

 

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

1

Andhra Pradesh

997921

997921

997921

2

Bihar

3867270

3867270

3959782

3

Chhattisgarh

889272

896519

906080

4

Goa

2706

2706

11959

5

Gujarat

735025

857543

865730

6

Haryana

331423

331423

329496

7

Himachal Pradesh

115191

115191

115338

8

Jharkhand

1357937

1359831

1357739

9

Karnataka

1416722

1416757

1413400

10

Kerala

729591

729591

729591

11

Madhya Pradesh

2236789

2236789

2236789

12

Maharashtra

1311372

1338693

1359210

13

Odisha

2116519

2120601

2101948

14

Punjab

143077

126569

137904

15

Rajasthan

1047628

1069320

1168697

16

Tamilnadu

1899533

1899533

1934987

17

Telangana

712596

713193

713193

18

Uttar Pradesh

5330465

5483086

5485153

19

Uttarakhand

219917

219917

239758

20

West Bengal

2219580

2220205

2202448

21

Arunachal Pradesh

8025

36325

8480

22

Assam

874816

875563

858254

23

Manipur

65961

66545

66577

24

Meghalaya

58488

66329

69034

25

Mizoram

28735

28503

28645

26

Nagaland

52345

52345

52345

27

Sikkim

19467

19467

19479

28

Tripura

145197

135416

124509

29

A&N Islands

6574

1240

1242

30

Chandigarh

3935

3935

3940

31

D&N Haveli and D&D

11521

11441

11567

32

NCT Delhi

166746

166746

168831

33

J & K

153944

139932

148590

34

Ladakh

7406

10251

35

Lakshadweep

393

375

369

36

Puducherry

30620

28639

30103

 

TOTAL

29307301

29642865

29869339

 

Annexure-B

Annexure - B referred in reply of  Part (b) of the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1426 for 30.07.2021

State-wise quantum of funds allocated and utilized , including that in the State of Odisha (Rs. In crore)

Sl. No.

States/UTs

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22 (till date)

 

 

Allocation

Utilized

Allocation

Utilized

Allocation

Utilized

1

Andhra Pradesh

265.74

317.77

266.56

309.36

266.56

77.83

2

Bihar

1061.37

1229.68

1067.62

1247.84

1067.62

313.5

3

Chhattisgarh

275.03

289.86

275.94

157.91

275.94

--

4

Goa

6.31

--

6.33

--

6.33

--

5

Gujarat

247.52

210.80

248.71

273.56

248.71

85.92

6

Haryana

95.31

122.73

95.73

46.17

95.73

--

7

Himachal Pradesh

32.43

45.71

32.65

47.38

32.65

--

8

Jharkhand

364.00

271.61

365.21

289.02

365.21

183.29

9

Karnataka

437.68

520.47

439

525.23

439

128.26

10

Kerala

197.43

112.83

199.14

288.59

199.14

--

11

Madhya Pradesh

648.07

575.55

651.37

706.62

651.37

205.32

12

Maharashtra

446.60

335.30

446.26

341

446.26

101.17

13

Odisha

590.05

661.22

593.54

621.7

593.54

--

14

Punjab

73.00

32.86

73.28

47.38

73.28

--

15

Rajasthan

337.85

311.41

340.4

329.29

340.4

--

16

Tamil Nadu

538.02

578.09

541.58

327.21

541.58

--

17

Telangana

189.92

105.48

190.5

323.68

190.5

53.76

18

Uttar Pradesh

1609.27

1543.63

1615.29

1545.74

1615.29

404.16

19

Uttarakhand

103.44

50.56

103.89

113.54

103.89

--

20

West Bengal

633.11

855.96

637

651.71

637

50.37

21

Arunachal Pradesh

23.98

--

23.98

--

23.98

--

22

Assam

607.05

290.88

607.05

303.42

607.05

54.86

23

Manipur

48.12

19.15

48.12

31.63

48.12

--

24

Meghalaya

58.12

13.87

58.12

20.7

58.12

--

25

Mizoram

20.74

10.53

20.74

10.62

20.74

--

26

Nagaland

34.00

20.93

34

21.31

34

5.43

27

Sikkim

12.72

5.81

12.72

9.32

12.72

--

28

Tripura

115.27

67.78

115.27

13.88

115.27

--

29

A&N Islands

1.61

--

1.18

1.2

1.18

--

30

Chandigarh

1.32

--

0.96

--

0.96

--

31

D&N Haveli and D&D

2.21

--

1.62

--

1.62

--

32

NCT Delhi

55.32

52.71

36.16

29.39

36.16

--

33

J & K

37.85

23.82

22.37

24.58

22.37

--

34

Ladakh

Not Applicable

1.43

1.14

1.43

--

35

Lakshadweep

0.20

--

0.15

--

0.15

--

36

Puducherry

10.13

12.73

6.92

11.47

6.92

3.1

 

Others

19.22

2.67

--

15

--

--

 

TOTAL

9200.00

8692.40

9200

8686.6

9200

1666.97

 

 

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today. 

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