On February 26, 2019, the government of Haryana announced a new scheme for the farmers and labourers or people working in unorganized sectors. This scheme is named as Mukhyamantari Parivar Samman Nidhi Yojna. The finance minister of the state announced the budget for 2019-20 and along with it declared this scheme which aims at offering financial security to families of such people who work hard to earn a livelihood.
Eligibility for Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi Yojana
The scheme aims at reducing the financial pressure of people who have no other source of income and thus are dependent in some way. The government made it very clear that only two categories will be termed as the beneficiary in this scheme –
- Farmers of the state who have less than 5 acres of cultivable land
- Laborershaving income less than 15 thousand a month.
Key points of Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi Yojana
- As per the scheme, each beneficiary family will annually receive financial support of Rs 6 thousand.
- The state government has already allocated a budget of Rs. 1500 crore for this scheme.
- This amount will be offered to the family member nominated by the family.
- Two categories of beneficiaries have been made for this scheme. One constituting people of the age group 18 to 40. While the other group constitutes people of the age 40 to 60. The former group will have to choose from 4 offered options to get the benefits while the later has only two options available to seek this financial support.
Category wise description of the scheme
|Category A||Category B|
|Aged between 18 – 40||Aged between 40 – 60|
|Three equal instalments of two thousand each will be deposited in the bank account of the head of the family. (Rs 2,000*3=Rs 6,000)||The head of the family will get the amount transferred directly to his bank account in the form of three equal instalments of two thousand each.|
|The nominated member of the family will receive Rs 36,000 after a period of 5 years.||Just like in the first category, the nominated member of the family will receive Rs 36,000 after a period of 5 years.|
|The beneficiary can take this amount in the form of pension i.e. after the age of 60. The amount of pension will range from three thousand per month to fifteen thousand per month depending upon the age of the beneficiary when the scheme was initiated.|
|The nominated member of the family can also claim this amount in the form of an insurance cover. Other than receiving an amount ranging from 15,000 to 30,000 the family member gets secured under an insurance scheme, the premium of which is paid by the government. The amount of insurance cover will depend upon the amount you choose to withdraw every 5 years.|
Note: The insurance amount is 2 lac, as decided by the Haryana government. Whether it is natural death, accidental death or permanent disability, the nominated member or the head of the family will be insured for all these. However, in case of partial disability, the amount is 1 lac.
Benefits of Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi Yojana
Modelled upon PMs Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna, this scheme by Haryana government aims at giving the farmers and labourers a respectable life. Those who struggle for little things in their life owing to low wages, insecurity in job, low yield of crop and other factors will be benefitted by this policy.
How to Apply for Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi Yojana
Firstly, you need to check that you have all the required documents namely –
- Income Certificate
- Land papers
- Address Proof
- Aadhaar Card
- Bank Account Passbook.
- Proof that you belong to Haryana
It has been announced that the forms for this scheme will be filled online. The portal or website on which this registration will be done has not been declared. Government officials will be shortly coming up with these details. Till then we can only wait for the final steps.