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List of Entitlements

Social Security Schemes

Sl.No SCHEMES Introducation Required documents Benefits web site Links and email id
1 Aadhar  Aadhaar is a verifiable 12-digit identification number issued by UIDAI to the resident of India for free of cost. Any resident of India,Individuals of any age can apply for Aadhaar number ,Passport.
Passbook or Bank Statement.
Account statement or passbook of the Post Office.
Ration Card.
Voter Identification card.
Driving licence of the applicant.
Photo identification cards issued by the Government
Open bank accounts in a flash, LPG and other subsidies or                  Aadhaar – Unique Identification Authority of India | Government of India (
2 Atal Pension Yojana The Atal Pension Yojana is a pension plan focused on providing pension benefits to the unorganized sector which comprises a large number of the total labor force of the country. Available for subscription to all Indians in the age group of 18 years to 40 years.
Pension will start after the subscriber attains the age of 60 years.
Pension amount can be selected as monthly Rs. 1000, Rs. 2000, Rs. 3000, Rs. 4000 and Rs. 5000. Contribution amounts will be calculated accordingly.
Bank account is mandatory for the scheme and deposit amount is auto-debited from the account periodically.
Contributions made into the Atal Pension Yojana are eligible for tax deduction under Section 80CCD.
Entitled a guaranteed pension amount of ₹1000|₹2000|₹3000|₹4000|₹5000 on attaining the age of 60 years. In case of death of the subscriber, the pension amount will be given to the spouse or nominee
3 BPL Card/Ration card To get subsidized food then one of the main documents is the Ration card. A copy of original residential proof. A copy of age certificate  A copy of income proof of the family – that income of the family is below from the prescribed limit. A copy of identity proof like voter ID card, driving license, Aadhar card. BPL Ration card then you can get subsidized products in any of the government ration outlets easily without any financial problem.  Ration card is the way for poor people to get food without having a problem with financial funds.   The Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Govt. of Karnataka
4 Concessional bus pass Elder persons above the age of 65 living in Karnataka are eligible to avail concessional monthly bus passes in KSRTC Photo-Identity cards valid for one year are issued by KSRTC amd Identity Cards of Senior Citizens.Driving License, Voter ID card, Passport, Aadhar card, Ration card, Senior citizen ID Card KSRTC is issuing monthly passes at concessional rates to passengers travelling between two places on a daily basis like employees, students, traders, and elder person etc. These passes are issued at all  main bus stations NORTH WESTERN KARNATAKA ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATION
5 Disable Pension Scheme Disabled person who is poor and not able to maintain himself with food clothing and shelter and could not meet other basic needs is given monthly maintenance allowance from govt. Persons with Disabilities who have completed 18 years of age and has minimum 40 percent of disability,Three passport size photographs of the applicant. Aadhaar card. … Passport size photograph of applicant (please take 5 copies). Any other document to claim benefits offered by respective state government as advised by authorities  Identity cards  and pension are given  or issued to disabled persons to enable them to avail the benefits extended to them under various governmental schemes. Senior Citizen Schemes (
6 Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) The Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)is a financial inclusion program of the Government of India open to Indian citizens (minors of age 10 and older can also open an account with a guardian to manage it), that aims to expand affordable access to financial services Eligibility criteria for opening a Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana … An individual with no valid documents as proof for Indian nationality status can also open a Jan Dhan Yojana account,Aadhaar Card Voter ID Card
Driving License
PAN Card
One basic savings bank account is opened for unbanked person. There is no requirement to maintain any minimum balance in PMJDY accounts. Interest is earned on the deposit in PMJDY accounts.
7 Maithri Karnataka state government has introduced Arundhati Scheme and Maitri Yojana. These Scheme will be implemented by karnataka state Brahmin development boardwill provide monetary benefits to the bride from economically weaker section among Brahmin category Applicant must be permanent resident of Karnataka state.The candidates must Belongs to Brahmin category.Applicants belongs to economically Backward sections. Finanicial help for brahmin marriage
8 Old age Pension Scheme The purpose of the scheme to provide some relief to the age to providing financial assistance in the form of social security pension Eligibility. Age : 60 years and above; Should be Below Poverty Line (BPL),BPL card, photo, Aadhar Number, Bank Pass Book, Age proof certificate  Monthly pension for senior citizens and Identity Cards to Senior Citizens. Evaluation-of-Old-Age-Pension-Schemes-in-Karnataka.pdf (
9 BPL Card/Ration card To get subsidized food then one of the main documents is the Ration card. Should be an Indian citizen
Should not hold ration card in other states Election photo ID card
Driving license
Any other Govt issued ID cardElectricity bill
Telephone bill
Latest LPG receipt
Bank Pass Book
Rental agreement/  rent paid receipt
Photograph of the head of the family
BPL Ration card then you can get subsidized products in any of the government ration outlets easily without any financial problem.  ration card is the way for poor people to get food without having a problem with financial funds.   or     The Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Govt. of Karnataka
10 Sandya Suraksha Yojana (SSY) The state Government of Karnataka has launched Sandhya Surksha scheme to provide financial assistance for senior citizen of the state. Day care centers are also available for the senior citizen to support them under the scheme.

The applicant must be a permanent resident of the state of Karnataka.Small farmers
Marginal farmers
Agricultural labourers.
Fishermen, The applicant must be 65 years of age or older. The total income of both husband and wife should be less than Rs. 20,000 per month.Residence Proof · Income certificate · Age Proof ,Domicile certificate

Bank passbook

Occupational certification to be signed by the Tahsildar of the respective taluk.

Persons who use KSRTC for travelling can also get concessional bus transportation. The Government will provide medical facilities to the beneficiaries. Eligible beneficiaries will receive a monthly pension from the State government.
11 Voters ID card  It serves primarily as an identity proof for citizens while casting their votes. Voter ID Card is a photo identity card issued by the Election Commission of India to all Indian citizens eligible to vote.Proof of identity
Proof of address
Photograph  An Indian citizen Age: 18 years or above  Must have a permanent address
Open bank accounts opening purpose. voting purpose this will benefit      or
12 Pensions – widow Provide financial support to the poor widows of India, the widow pension scheme was introduced in India. A widow whose household is below the poverty line is eligible to get the benefits of pension scheme. widow whose household is below the poverty line is eligible to get the benefits of pension scheme.Birth certificate.
Passport size photograph.
Below Poverty Line ration card.
Certificate of Income.
Bank’s Passbook.
Death certificate of husband.
The applicant must be a widow. The applicant must be above 40 years of age. An amount  is payable to such pensioners aged between 40-79 years   or
13 Legal services  Legal Services to the weaker sections of the society to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities to secure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice on a basis equal opportunity. Legal Services Includes Providing Free Legal Aid To Those Weaker Sections Of The Society .A member of a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe.
(b) A victim of trafficking in human beings or beggar as referred to in Article 23 of the
(c) A woman or a child.
(d) A mentally ill or otherwise disabled person
To get free legal competent. Get justice through Lok Adalats Email:   or



14 Basic medical support  Monthly twice health check up is done,Doctor  by appointed by shleter.  15 days once  health check up and  medical assistant prescription  are given free of cost
15 Counselling Monthly 4 times couselling is done and weekly once counseling by Shelter appointed Counselor new counselling cases and follow up are done
16 Hospitalization support if the patient has any illness, hospitalization supoort wil be given Free referral for hospitals and free medicine are provided
17 Placement-Support Residents will be provided livelihood support and livelihood upliftment life skill training
18 Residents are rehabilitated with families / other institutions Reunited to family or accomdated to other shelter residents each year move out to get alternate accommodation
20 Based on the conditions of their age, sickness, they will be reffered to appropriate shelters From partner NGO Based on UHL condition
21 Welcome kit Welcome Kits are provided to the newly registered homeless people from all sources uniquely registered homeless people from all sources are provided with welcome kits