TS extends deadline for Aasara scheme, eligible people can apply from 11-30 Oct

On 4 August, the state government had reduced the eligible age limit for sanction of old age pension (OAP) from 65 to 57 years under the Aasara scheme.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  10 Oct 2021 12:24 PM GMT
TS extends deadline for Aasara scheme, eligible people can apply from 11-30 Oct

Hyderabad: The Telangana state government has extended the date for receiving applications for the Aasara scheme from 11 October 2021 to 30 October 2021.

On 4 August, the state government had reduced the eligible age limit for sanction of old age pension (OAP) from 65 to 57 years under the Aasara scheme. Later, applications were invited from eligible persons who turned 57 on the date of application from 14 August 2021 to 31 August 2021.

"Keeping in view the requests from public representatives, the government has decided to further extend the period of receiving the applications from eligible applicants through all e-Seva and Mee Seva centers in the prescribed proforma issued earlier," said the rural development department on Sunday.

The department issued instructions to the district collectors and GHMC commissioner to collect applications from eligible applicants who could not apply between 14 and 31 August. The eligible people can apply now from 11 to 30 October.

The department also asked the e-Seva and Mee Seva centre operators to not collect any service charges for OAP application process.



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