Annapurna Scheme

Key Features

  • Supply of food grain @ 10 kg. per head per month free of cost to the people who are more than 65 years of age and not receiving any kind of old age pension from the Govt.
  • The applicants must be “destitute” in the sense of having little or no regular means of subsistence from his/her own source of income or through financial support from family members or other sources.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Proof

How to Apply?

For those old aged people living in rural areas have to apply through the Panchayat Pradhan and those living in Urban areas through the Notified Area Committee. After the approval of the Gram Sabha of the Notified Area Committee it will be further approved by the Welfare Department and the Ration Card will be issued by the responsible authority. Ration card will also be issued after the approval of the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department. No fees will be charged, no forms will be filled and no document is needed in order to apply for this scheme


Nodal Agency Name: Delhi Swasth Kutumb Society/Labour Deptt.- 5 Sham Nath Marg Delhi- 54
Nodal Officer: Shri Piyush Sharma
Designation: Addl. Labour Commissoner

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