Haryana Govt. Launched Pension Scheme for Widowers of the State

Haryana Pension Scheme

As per the Officials ,On Monday, Haryana State Government Annonuce  that it was considering for the men also  who lose their wives to get some amonut for thier survival as a widow women needs a men is also have need.  In our  country it is  traditionally only provides such payments to women.

Haryana Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the plan was to roll out the changes next year once laws had been Revised.

CM Khattar informed the state assembly that the State  government is seriously want to initiating a pention scheme to widower in line with the pention provided to widow.

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In Haryana, government provides a monthly pension of Rs1,600 to the state’s 650,000 widows every month. But men who lose their wives does mot recieve any amount or any thing from Government, for this purpose to provide a pention to the widower scheme to be Revised.

Local politician Ravinder Macchrouli argued that like widows, husbands also suffer when they lose their life partener and were entitled to the payments. There are no figures on the number of widowers in the state of 27 million people.

A widower who wrote to Macchrouli had complained that the scheme was unconstitutional as it differentiate on the basis of gender.

I n India most of the state  pay monthly cash payments to widows  who bolongs to poorer backgrounds due to concerns that some widows, especially in rural areas, may be rejected  by their families who consider them a financial burden.

Eligibility Criteria for this scheme :

As per haryana government, A men  should be above 45 years of age and should not have remarried.

Krishna Kumar Bedi said that the rules and regulations of the scheme would soon be finalised and applications would be invited from the eligible beneficiaries.

Document Required:

  • Application Form in Prescribed format
  • Identity Proof – Aadhaar Card
  • Age Proof Certificate – Birth Certificate or Mark sheet
  • Address Proof – BPL Ration Card
  • Income Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Death Certificate of Husband or Wife
  • Photograph
  • Bank Account Details

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