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West Bengal - Apply for State Disability Pension

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Procedure[edit]

Under this scheme, financial assistance is provided to severe and multi-disabled persons who are living below poverty line.
Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply for this scheme, the eligible person has to submit two copies of duly filled application form along with required documents to the concerned District Magistrate of the concerned District
  2. Link for contact details : link
  3. Obtain the application form from theBlock Development Officer / Sub-Divisional Officer / Municipal corporation office OR write on a plain paper
  4. After scrutiny, the application is forwarded to the concerned authority for approval.
  5. Following the approval, pension will be remitted monthly through cash on the15th of every month irrespective of it being a holiday at the concerned G.P. Headquarters or BDO office in the rural areas and at the Municipality / N.A.C. office in urban area or as per state norms.
  6. In case of rejection of application, the applicant is duly informed.



Note: In case of any doubts on the scheme and applying procedure please contact the “Social Welfare Department & Commissioner Disabilities” as per the contact information provided in our office location and contact section.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form.
  • Disability card
  • Signature/Thumb impression of the patient countersigned by the Medial Superintendent/CMO/Head of Hospital (with seal)
  • Proof of Age
  • Recent attested photograph showing the disability affixed here.
  • Domicile certificate as per requirement
  • Three passport size photographs of the applicant.
  • Aadhaar card.
  • Bank account details
  • Mobile number.
  • Passport size photograph of applicant (please take 5 copies).
  • Any other document to claim benefits offered by respective state government as advised by authorities.
Note : Please show above mentioned documents in original and attested copies thereof (to be submitted) at the time of applying.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, West Bengal,
45, Ganesh Chandra Avenue, 3rd floor, Kolkata-700013
Telefax – 033 2237 4731 / 5379
Email – [email protected]
Contact link : link


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Eligibility[edit]

  • Under this scheme, the financial assistance of Rs. 750/- per month is given to persons with disability who are residents of West Bengal.
  • The family income of the eligible person should not exceed Rs. 1000/- per month.
  • Those who are recipients of Widow Pension and Old Age Pension are not eligible under this scheme.

Fees[edit]

Service is free.

Validity[edit]

Permanent (issued for life time)

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
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Sample Documents[edit]

Name of Pensioner : ____________________________________________
Father’s/Mother’s Name Or :___________________________________________
Husband’s/Wife’s Name
Gender (Male/Female) : ______________
Date of Birth _________/_________/___________
or
(Proof of Birth)________________________________________________
Category :____________________________________
(SC/ST/OBC/Minority/Gen.)
Address : __________________________________________________________
Village/locality:______________________________________________________
GramPanchayat:/Ward:________________________________________________
Sub District/Block :__________________________________________
District :__________________________________________
State :______________________PIN ________________
Aadhar no.: _____________________________ Ration Card no.:______________
Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) no.__________________________________ Photo BPL Detail: Year:__________ Location:________________ Family ID no.:____________
Member ID no.:____________
In case of Disability Pension- Type of Disability____________________________________ (As indicated in certificate)
Details of Bank/ Post Office Account of Pensioner: _________________________________ (if available)

Signature of the Applicant/Thumb Impression
Counter Signature
of Verification Officer _______________________
Name_____________________

Processing Time[edit]

As notified by the department authority.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 
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Instructions[edit]

Please get attestation from the CMO/Medical superintend.

Required Information[edit]

  • Disability certificate
  • Name(as per certificate)
  • Fathers name(as per certificate)
  • Mobile number
  • Address(as per Family card)
  • Income related document as applicable.
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Disabled (with acceptable percentage) applicant shall apply to avail this pension.
  • Persons with Disabilities are provided with financial aid from the state government.
  • Disability certificate should be obtained from the respective hospital as applicable


Information which might help[edit]

  • This pension will be issued for life time.


Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Place some external links which might help.
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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.