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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
30 NOV 2021 5:44PM by PIB Delhi
EWS IN BIHAR

Under the umbrella Scheme of Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana (AVYAY) for the welfare of Senior Citizens, the details of funds released to Bihar during the financial years  2018-19 to 2021-22 is given at Annexure.

Further, under the Scheme of Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY), the distribution camps to provide physical aids and assisted living devices have been conducted in ten (10) districts of Bihar i.e. Bhojpur, Buxar, Gaya, Begusarai, Jamui, Purnea, Araria, West Champaran, Sitamarhi and Aurangabad.

Details of funds released to Bihar under the Scheme of Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana (AVYAY) during 2018-19 to 2020-21

 

(Financial in lakhs)

Sl. No.

Scheme

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

Funds released

No. of beneficiaries

Funds released

No. of beneficiaries

Funds released

No. of beneficiaries

 

1

 

Integrated Programme for Senior Citizens (IPSrC)

22.92

150

0.00

0

28.35

50

 

2

 

State Action Plan for Senior Citizens (SAPSrC)

Scheme was launched in 2019-20

150.00

Not received from the State Govt.

Proposal not received

 

This information was given by The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Sushri  Pratima Bhoumik in the Lok  Sabha in a written reply today.

  MG/RNM

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