The Punjab government has announced the Ehsaas Bahimat Buzurg Program 2022, with registration beginning on October 8, 2021. Following the completion of the registration process through the new launch program Bahimat Buzurg Program, all old age senior citizens will be facilitated by the Punjab Government through a Social Pension of Rs. 2000. Senior citizens will be eligible for a monthly stipend of Rs. 2,000.
Beneficiaries with a poverty score of less than 20 will receive Rs 2,000 per month under the Bahimat Buzurg Program. The Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA) initially allocated Rs 2 billion for the Program, which will benefit 125,000 people in Punjab. They are not eligible for any other social assistance programs. You can also get Rs. 14,000 by visiting the Ehsaas Kafalat Program.
Sardar Usman Buzdar, Chief Minister of Punjab and Chairperson of the Ehsaas Punjab Program, launched the Bahimat Buzurg Program under the Punjab Social Protection Authority. During a function, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar stated that the Punjab government would distribute an initial amount of Rs. 2 billion to 150,000 senior citizens via Bahimat Buzurg Program Cards.
Bahimat Buzurg Program 2022 – Eligibility Criteria
- This Bahimat Buzurg Program will only include older people aged 18, 16, and 30 who are living below the poverty line, and only one person per family will be eligible.
- According to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, deserving senior citizens aged 65 and up in Punjab will receive a monthly stipend of 2,000 rupees.
- Women will be prioritized in the program. In the case that a woman is not present, her elderly husband will be entitled to a stipend.
How To Apply For Ehsaas Bahimat Buzurg Program 2022
After October 8, 2021, all eligible senior citizens may apply. Visit this official website to apply online.