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Samajwadi Pension Yojana is one of the pension schemes launched by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on 28th feburary2014  to encourage savings among people living below the poverty line and provide them financial assistance. This  new pension scheme aimed  at providing financial assistance to nearly 40 lakhs rural people. The Samajwadi Pension scheme replaced  the existing pension scheme in Uttar Pradesh namely Rani Laxmibai Pension Yojana.

Poverty being a major social issue in Uttar Pradesh, the Uttar Pradesh Government introduces this new pension scheme and strives to provide financial assistance at least to one family out three poor families with the help of this scheme.

The eligibility criteria for Samajwadi Pension Yojona include

Any family living below the poverty line can apply for this scheme.

The family should be based in Uttar Pradesh.

A valid proof of residence in Uttar Pradesh is required.

The main beneficiary should have a bank account either with SBI or any other nationalized bank

This  scheme provides a monthly pension of  ₹  500 each rural family.and amount increases by  ₹  50 in the subsequent financial year

The maximum pension limit offered by the Samajwadi Pension Yojana scheme is  ₹ 750 per month.

The selection of the families would be done at the Gram Panchayat level.

Any family can apply for the Samajwadi Pension Yojana online. The online application of this scheme is available on the official website of Samajwadi Pension Yojana namely http://sspy-up.gov.in/. An applicant needs to first visit the website and follow the following steps:

Log-in to http://sspy-up.gov.in

Click on the option for downloading the Samajwadi Pension yojana online form.

Fill the downloaded application form.

Upload the filled application form supported by all required documents.

In the Samajwadi pension yojana online application form, you need to enter the following details:

Name of the applicant.
His/her Age
Father/husband’s name
Place of residence
Block information
Caste information
Post office details
Gram Panchayat details

Once all details are entered and the application form is submitted, the web portal will generate your Samajwadi Pension Yojana account.

In a nutshell, the Samajwadi pension yojana is a great initiative taken by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to help the financially weak and needy section of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the most popular social security schemes to be launched so far.

However with the formation of new state Government under Chief Minister  JogiAdityanathSamajwadi Pension Yojna has been stopped for a time to check validity whether beneficiaries are really getting benefits .

Reports are expected to come in a short period of time.