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Programs & Schemes | Official Website of Department of Social Welfare Uttar Pradesh, India.

Programs & Schemes

Old Age Pension Scheme

Under Old Age/Farmer Pension scheme, those old aged people who are 60 years of age or above and whose income from all sources in rural area is up to Rs. 46,080/- and in Urban areas Rs. 56460/-, are eligible under pension scheme. Under this scheme, people of 60 years or above will be given a pension amount @ RS. 500/- per month on quarterly basis. Eligible candidates apply online through the portal http://sspy-up.gov.in/. Entire process is online right from application till disbursement of amount.

Physical target fixed in the FY 2020-21 4345014
Budget Provision in the FY 2020-21 Rs 3694.44 Cr.
Amount released by government Rs 3694.44 Cr.
Amount expended during FY 2020-21 Rs 3694.44 Cr.
Availability of amount against the target 5121454
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 3595.00 Cr.
National Family Benefit Scheme

Under this scheme there is a provision to provide the assistance of Rs. 30,000/- in one go to the dependents of bread winner of the BPL families in case of death of bread winner whose age is in between 18 to 60 years. In case of non-availability of fund, District Magistrate has been delegated the power to withdraw from Treasury Reserve-27 at district level and provide to beneficiary with immediate effect vide GO Number 1739/26-2-2006 dated 20 June, 2006. This scheme was made fully computerized and online in the FY 2015-16 with effect from 01 January, 2016. Applicant can submit online application through the web portal http:/nfbs.upsdc.gov.in

Budget provision for FY 2020-21 Rs 460.00 Cr.
Amount released by the government Rs 460.00 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 450.69 Cr.
Physical achievement against the target set 150229
Total budget provision for the FY-2021-22 Rs 500.00 Cr.

For becoming eligible under Pre-Matric Scholarship scheme Scheduled Castes/General Category (Class 9th and 10th), annual income of per family from all sources has been fixed Rs. 2,50,000/- (Rupees Two Lakh Fifty Thousands only).

Under the post matric scholarship scheme for scheduled castes total annual income per family has been fixed Rs. 2,50,000/- (Rupees Two Lakh Fifty Thousands only) and for General category 2,00,000/- (Rupees Two lakh only).

Complete process of applying for the scholarship by the students till disbursement of amount is online through http://scholarship.up.gov.in Amount of scholarship is transferred in the bank accounts of students through P.F.M.S.

All kinds of scholarship Pre-Matric (Class 9-10) and Post Matric

 

Pre Matric Scholarship (Scheduled Castes) :-
Amount Released by the government Rs 126.31 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2018-19 Rs 126.31 Cr.
No of benefited students Rs 464288 Cr.
Total budget provision for FY 2019-20 Rs 205.00 Cr.
Pre-matric scholarship (General Category):-
Amount released by the government Rs 16.64 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2018-19 Rs 16.64 Cr.
Number of benefitted students 62326
Total budget provision for the FY 2019-20 Rs 25.00 Cr.
Post Matric Scholarship and Fee reimbursement (Scheduled caste) :-
Budget provision for the FY 2018-19 Rs 1811.30 Cr.
Amount released by the government Rs 1811.30 Cr.  
Amount expended against the liability for the FY 2018-19 Rs 1379.18 Cr.  
Number of beneficiaries in FY 2018-19 against the liability 1078258
Amount expended in FY 2018-19 against liability of previous years Rs 432.12 Cr.  
Number of beneficiaries against liability of previous years 142834
Total budget provision for the FY 2019-20 Rs 1830.00 Cr.  
Post Matric Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement (General category) :-
Budget provision for the FY 2018-19 Rs 750.00 Cr.
Amount released by the government Rs 750.00 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2018-19 Rs 749.96 Cr.
Number of benefited students 600069
Total budget provision for the FY 2019-20 Rs 825.00 Cr.

 

Operation of Government Schools based on Ashram pattern
  • 94 Government Ashram Pattern schools are being operated in the state by Social Welfare Department with the objective of providing excellent free boarding education to the talented and poor students of rural and urban areas belonging to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes/nomads in the state. Government manages free boarding, study material, uniform and sports goods along with education. In these schools seats are reserved for the students as follows – 60% Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes, 25 % Other Backward Classes and 15% General Category
  • Out of the 94 schools mentioned above, 45 are affiliated with C.B.S.E. and remaining 49 are with UPMSP (Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad). Smart class is available in 93 Government Ashram Pattern schools. These types of schools are being operated separately for boys and girls.
  • 20 districts, construction works of Government Ashram Pattern schools is under progress
Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 192.12 Cr.
Amount released by the government Rs 192.12 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 140.14 Cr.
Availability of amount against target 33388
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 250.76 Cr.
  • In all the 75 districts of state, old age homes are being operated according to the provisions of manual after publication of The Uttar Pradesh Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2014. Capacity of each old age home in every district is 150 fellows. Complete facilities like free accommodation, fooding, clothing, medicines, entertainment, personal care are being provided to the residents of old age homes being operated on PPP mode through NGOs. In these old age homes clean drinking water (R.O.) is available for senior citizens.
  • Such old people who come to the notice of DM, SDM, Police or Social Welfare Officer from railway stations or bus station, who don’t have survival capacity and recommended by any Hon’ble MP, MLA or reputed public representative, in such cases these people will be permitted to live in the old age homes by District Social Welfare Officer with the consent of DM.
  • In case it is noticed by the tribunal during the hearing on applications related with maintenance of old aged people that their hairs do not wish to keep with them, such capable old aged people will be allowed to reside in old aged homes at their own expenditure.
  • A committee, whose description is as under, has been constituted for completing the admission process after scrutinizing the application forms received from old aged people at various levels
    • District Social Welfare Officer/Maintenance Officer – Chairman
    • Block Development Officer nominated by Chief Development Officer – Member
    • Representative of civic body – Member
    • Manger of the organization – Secretary
    • Superintendent of Old Age Home – Member
Uttar Pradesh Parents and Senior Citizen Feeding and operation of Old Age Homes

 

Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 46.80 Cr.
Released amount by Government Rs 46.80 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 46.30 Cr.
Total Number of beneficiaries in FY 2020-21 5246
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 50.00 Cr.

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Harassment Removal Act, 1989 has been provisioned along with Indian Penal Code to prevent torture and crime against due to many reasons against people belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes. Financial assistance provided to the tortured persons or families within the pre-decided time .

Financial assistance of minimum Rs. 85,000/- (Rupees Eighty Five Thousands only) to Rs. 8,25,000.00/- (Rupees Eight Lakh Twenty Five Thousands only) is provided to the concerned person or family of scheduled tribes as per manual of Government of India, according to the nature/section of torture faced by them, under Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Torture Removal Act, 1989 and P.C.R. Act.

 

Budget Provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 250.00 Cr.
Amount Released by the Government Rs 250.00 Cr.
Amount Expended During the Financial Year 2020-21 Rs 228.31 Cr.
Physical Achievement Against Target 23592
Total Budget Provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 275.00 Cr.
  • • Pre examination training scheme for the applicants of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe for state government services :-
    • Such applicants of scheduled castes/scheduled tribes are covered under this scheme who are graduate and annual income of their parents from all sources is less than Rs. 6.00 Lakh.
    • o At present, total 07 pre-examination training centres are being operated by Social Welfare Department, as under:-
  • Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj Research and Training Institute, Bhagidari Bhavan, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow:
    This centre is being operated since 1977. Capacity of this centre is of 300 students out of which 50 % students are from backward classes, 45% from scheduled castes and 5% students are allowed from scheduled tribes.
  • Model Pre Examination Centre (Girls), Aliganj, Lucknow:
    This centre has been established in 1994. Capacity of this centre is of 150 students out of which 50 % students are from backward classes, 45% from scheduled castes and 5% students are allowed from scheduled tribes.
  • Judicial Services Training Centre, Prayagraj:-
    This centre is being operated since 1979. Capacity of this centre is of only 50 students and this is functioning only for the students of scheduled castes.
  • Sant Ravidas I.A.S., P.C.S. Pre-examination training centre, Varanasi:-
    This centre has been started with effect from 2008. Total student capacity of this centre is of 200 and it is being operated for the students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar I.A.S., P.C.S. Pre-Examination Training Centre, Aligarh:-
    Operation of this centre has been started with effect from 15 December, 2009 for the students of Scheduled Castes. Capacity of this centre is of 200 students.
  • I.A.S., P.C.S. Coaching Centre, Nizampur, Hapur:-
    Operation of this centre has been started with effect from 2010-11. This centre is being operated for the trainees belonging to scheduled castes. Capacity of this centre is of 200 students and male-female strength is 120 and 80 respectively.
परीक्षा पूर्व प्रशिक्षण केन्द्रों का संचालन

 

Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 9.37 Cr.
Amount released by the government Rs 9.37 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 7.43 Cr.
Number of benefited students 852
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 7.47 Cr.

 

छात्रावासों का संचालन

Hostel construction is executed by Social Welfare Department to remove the boarding problems of the students of Scheduled Castes who are studying by staying away from their homes. In these hostels, free boarding, furniture and electricity is provided to the students. Cooks and sweepers are provided on official expenses but the expense on food etc is to be bared by the students themselves.

Total 262 hostels have been constructed by the Social welfare Department, wherein boarding facility is being provided to the students of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes. Separate hostels for boys and girls are being operated.

 

Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 41.30 Cr.
Amount Released by the Government Rs 41.30 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 28.97 Cr.
Number of the benefited students 7442
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 41.91 Cr.
  • In order to promote communal and social harmony, state government has started “Mass Wedding Scheme since October, 2017. Under this scheme wedding programs are conducted according to the rituals being practiced in various communities and religions. Another objective of the scheme is to abolish the unwanted and extravagance in wedding ceremonies.
  • Families of all communities having annual income of Rs. 2,00,000/- from all sources are covered under this scheme.
  • Under this scheme, re-marriage of widows, abandoned and divorced women are made.
  • Under this scheme, an amount of Rs. 35,000/- is deposited in the bank account of bride to ensure happiness and better establishment of household and required material for wedding like apparels, ornaments, utensils etc. are provided to the couple from Rs. 10,000/- . Apart from it, Rs. 6000/- are provisioned to expense on per marriage. Thus a total amount of Rs. 51,000/- is provisioned for per marriage.
  • Registration and wedding of minimum 10 couples, mass wedding organization has been arranged at urban bodies (Nagar Panchayat, Municipal Committee, Municipal Corporation) Area Panchayat, Zila Panchayat level

 

Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 125.00 Cr.
Amount released by the government Rs 125.00 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 118.69 Cr.
Number of married couple 22780
Total budget provision for FY 2021-22 Rs 250.00 Cr.

 

मुख्यमंत्री सामूहिक विवाह योजना

 

Such parents whose annual income from all sources in urban areas is less than 56, 460/- and Rs. 46,080/- in rural areas and minimum age of bride and groom is 18 and 21 respectively, they are provided with Marriage Grant of Rs. 20,000/- by direct transferring in their bank account. Complete process right from applying for grant till the final payment, is online under this scheme. Applicant can apply on the web portal http://shadianudan.upsdc.gov.in within the duration as under:- ( 90 days prior and 90 days after the date of marriage)

Scheduled Caste Marriage Grant :-
Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 50.00 Cr.
Amount released by government Rs 50.00 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 47.91 Cr.
Number of benefitted people 23957
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 100.00 Cr.
General Category Marriage Grant:-
Budget provision for the FY 2020-21 Rs 25.00 Cr.
Amount released by government Rs 25.00 Cr.
Amount expended in the FY 2020-21 Rs 22.65 Cr.
Number of benefitted people 11324
Total budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 50.00 Cr.

Such organizations those take serious interest in the education of wards belonging to scheduled castes and provide education to them by operating primary schools, are provided with recurring grant as per financial conditions and policies of government. Special attention is provided while providing grant to the schools being operated by NGOs that strength of scheduled castes students is not less than 50% in these schools. Presently total 584 such schools are being operated in the state. Policy regarding providing recurring grant to the primary schools being operated by private management system has been abolished vide GO No. 2547/26-2-2017 dated 05-10-2006.

In the primary schools issued with recurring grant, an amount equivalent to the pay scale of allowed teachers as fixed by the department is provided each year in the form of Recurring Grant.

Under this scheme free boring is provided in the fields of small and marginal farmers of scheduled castes living below poverty line in the plain areas.

Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs. 10,000/- (Rs. Ten Thousands only) is provided per boring. Boring job is discharged by the agency selected by government. Detailed information can be asked from District Social Welfare Officer (Development) at district level and from Village Development Officer (S.W.)/Assistant V.D.O. at development block level. Applicant can apply at Development Block and at District level.

Budget provision for the FY 2021-22 Rs 15.00 Cr.