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Telangana Asara Pension Scheme: Current Status and Upcoming Changes in 2024

Telangana Asara Pension Scheme: Current Status and Upcoming Changes in 2024

The Telangana Asara Pension Scheme is undergoing changes in 2024. This article provides an overview of the current scheme, upcoming modifications, and what beneficiaries can expect. Stay informed about the new pension amounts, eligibility criteria, and application process.

For the latest updates on the Asara Pension Scheme and the upcoming changes, keep an eye on the official Telangana government websites and announcements.

The Asara Pension Scheme, implemented by the Telangana government, provides financial assistance to various sections of society, including senior citizens, widows, people with disabilities, and more. As of January 2024, the scheme is undergoing significant changes, and this article provides an overview of the current situation and what beneficiaries can expect in the near future.

Current Asara Pension Scheme:

  • Pension Amounts: Under the current scheme, eligible individuals receive a monthly pension of Rs. 2,000 for old age and Rs. 3,000 for disability.
  • Beneficiary Categories: The scheme currently benefits various categories, including:
    • Old-aged people: 1,598,729 beneficiaries.
    • Widows: 1,506,707 beneficiaries.
    • Disabled people: 503,613 beneficiaries.
    • Beedi workers: 424,585 beneficiaries.
    • Single women: 142,394 beneficiaries.
    • Other categories include Githa workers, handloom workers, and HIV sufferers.
  • Total Beneficiaries: Currently, around 44 lakh people receive benefits under the Asara Pension Scheme.

Upcoming Changes and Praja Palana Scheme:

  • New Asara Pension Scheme: The Telangana government is planning to launch a new Asara Pension Scheme by the end of January 2024.
  • Increased Pension Amounts: Under the new scheme, pension amounts are expected to be significantly higher, with Rs. 4,000 for old age and Rs. 6,000 for disability being the proposed figures.
  • Praja Palana Applications: The government has already received applications through the Praja Palana platform from individuals eligible for the new scheme.
  • Total Beneficiaries under New Scheme: Once the new scheme is implemented, the total number of beneficiaries is expected to reach 69 lakh.

Important Points for Beneficiaries:

  • Current Pension Payments: The January 2024 pension payments will continue under the existing scheme, with Rs. 2,000 for old age and Rs. 3,000 for disability.
  • New Scheme Announcement: An official announcement regarding the new Asara Pension Scheme is expected by the end of January 2024.
  • Praja Palana Application Status: Individuals who applied through Praja Palana can track their application status on the platform.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • When will the new Asara Pension Scheme start? An official announcement is expected by the end of January 2024.
  • What are the eligibility criteria for the new scheme? The government is yet to announce the specific criteria, but it is likely to be similar to the current scheme with some modifications.
  • How can I check my eligibility for the new scheme? Once the scheme is launched, details on eligibility verification will be available on official government channels.

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  • Sudheer , March 8, 2024 @ 1:20 pm

    From when december 28 prajapalana application taken application cheyutha handycapped pension new pension from when government persons visited to home to confirm handycapped pension and bank account details and when pension will start sir give me reply sir
    Or message or WhatsApp me 8520076287 Airtel number sir please help me sir.

  • Maripally rajayha , March 20, 2024 @ 9:05 am


  • T A Rajagopal , May 2, 2024 @ 12:25 pm

    I had applied for Asara Pension about 2 and half to three years back at Mee Seva, Vinayak Nagar, Malkajgiri Hyderabad. Submitted my Aadhar card. But so far not received Pension. Now I am 70 years old with no income. Even my wife applied along with me and till now not receiving Pension. She also has no income.

  • Modali Srinivas Sastry , May 20, 2024 @ 4:14 pm

    sir, Iam Modali Srinivas sastry age 57years4months, i eligibility for asara pension 2024
    Mobile No.7799389085

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