Pasupu Kumkuma Scheme Pathakam In Andhra Pradesh 2019



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Eligibility criteria ( SHG, DWCRA womens) Registration, cash amount and smartphone distribution date

The Pasupu Kumkuma Scheme has been announced in Andhra Pradesh and it will be implemented from February this year. This scheme will ensure that women, registered with self-help groups, attain maximum exposure and earn a better living. For this, the state will offer cash as well as smartphones to all eligible applicants. To know more about the eligibility and application process, read this article.

Launch details...

Name of the scheme : pasupu kumkuma scheme

Launched in : andhra pradesh

Launched by : N Chandrababu naidu

Date of announcement : 25th january 2019

Implementation date : February 2019

Target beneficiaries : Women Registred with SHGs and DWCRA groups

Supervised by : Development of women and children in rural areas

Key features of the scheme

1. Development of women... The primary objective of the AP government, behind the implementation of this scheme is to ensure that the women in the state get adequate opportunities to gain financial independence.

2. A better opportunity for SHGs and DWCRA groups... The scheme has been implemented for the betterment of poor and needy women, which are associated with the state Self-Help Groups. It will in turn pave the path for the development of the SHGs and DWCRA groups as well.

3. Financial assistance for females...Under this scheme, all eligible applicants will receive Rs. 10000 from the AP government.

4. Access to smartphones...Apart from the financial grant for every woman, the state government will also provide each applicant with a smart phone. It will help the women to become technologically advanced as well.

Total number of beneficiaries

A rough estimates suggests that around 93 lakh eligible women will fall under this unique program.

Estimated budget for implementation...The state government has announced that it will have to shell out as much as Rs. 9400 crore from its coffers to ensure proper implementation of this scheme. Though the state does not have access to such funds, it promised that it will borrow money from central government to ensure the success of this scheme.

Payment in installments

The scheme draft highlights that the specified funds will be given in three separate installments. The first installment will be issued within the first three days of the month of February. Under this, beneficiaries will get Rs. 2500. The second installment will be issued at the end of the 2 month or in the beginning of March. The government will offer Rs. 3500 during this installment payment. The final installment will be paid in the month of April 2019. Applicants will receive Rs. 4000 during this installment payment.

1st installment amonut Rs.2,500. eheque distribution date 2nd Feb

2nd installment amount Rs.3,500. Cheque distribution date 8th March
3rd installment amount Rs. 4,000 cheque distribution date 5th April

Eligibility and documents necessary for application

Residential qualification- – The main eligibility for becoming a part of this scheme is to fulfill the residential requirement. If the women are not legal residents of the state, then they will not be able to get the benefits. Thus, all interested applicants must furnish copies of their residential documents.

Must be associated with any SHG- – If the woman in not associated or registered with any Self-Help Group in the city, then they will not be able to attain the benefits of the program

Personal ID documents- – It is also important that the women furnish photocopies of their voter, Aadhar or ration cards, while filling in the registration form.

SHG certificates- – It is mandatory for all interested women to submit their SHG registration documents. These groups offer some kind of a document to ensure that the particular women are a part of the group.

Application forms for get the cheiques...

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