Indira Gandhi National Old Age Assistance Scheme (Vayvandana Yojana) IGNOAPS

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Assistance Scheme (Vayvandana Yojana) IGNOAPS

The above scheme has been implemented all over India by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi from 16-11-2009. The implementation of which has been started in the state of Gujarat from 1-4-2008. The application of which has to be made separately to the Mamlatdar of the concerned taluka.


The eligibility to apply under this scheme is as follows:

  • Applicants' age must be 30 years or older.
  • The applicant should be living in a rural area and should have a score of 0 to 50 in the BPL list below the weak line. For urban area applicants, BPL should be prepared in the context of poverty alleviation programs of the Ministry of Urban Housing & Property Elevation of the Central Government.
  • Eligible spouses can both apply.

Amount of assistance:

Amount of assistance Monthly assistance to the beneficiaries aged 60 to 6 years Rs.50 / - (Rs. 300 / - from State Government + Rs. 200 / - from Central Government) and Rs. Rs.500 / - + Rs.500 / - from Central Government.


Regarding the appeal application

There is a provision to appeal against the rejected application to the provincial officer within 90 days.

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When does the aid stop?

  • Beneficiary BPL
  • From the death of the beneficiaries

Where can I get the application form?

It will be available free of charge from the following office.
  • Collector's Office
  • Mamlatdar's office
  • Public Service Center
The amount of assistance to the beneficiary is credited to the beneficiary's account by DBT. Are deposited.