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Disability Pension Amount in Different States of India

In India, state governments provide disability financial assistance (called the disability pension or divyangjan pension). The pension amount given is surprisingly small in most of the states. This is despite the fact that the Union Government of India also provides a share in the total disability pension amount under the Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS). Let’s take a look at pension amounts given to PwD by various state governments. Disability pension of Rs. 300 per month is provided under IGNDPS for PwD between 18 to 79 years of age. For PwDs 80 years or above, this amount is increased to Rs. 500 per month. State governments usually add to this amount and disburse to the beneficiaries.

The lowest monthly disability pension amounts are given in Assam (Rs. 300), Chhattisgarh (Rs. 350) and Bihar (Rs. 400).

The highest monthly disability pension amounts are provided in Andhra Pradesh (Rs. 3000), Goa (Rs. 25oo to 3500) and Delhi (Rs. 2500).

Often the disability pension is disbursed once every three months.

Disability Pension Amount in Different States of India

Disability Pension Amount in Different States of India
State Monthly Disability Pension Amount (in Rs.) Details
Andhra Pradesh 3000
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam 300
Bihar 400
Chhattisgarh 350
Delhi 2500
Goa 2500 Rs. 3500 for people with 90% or above disability
Rs. 2000 for people with disability between 40% and 89% (age 21 and 60 years)
Rs. 2000 for people with disability between 40% and 89% (age 1 and 20 years)
Gujarat 600
Haryana 2250
Himachal Pradesh 1500
Jharkhand 1000
Karnataka 600 Rs. 1400 for people with disability more than 75% or above
Kerala 1500
Madhya Pradesh 600
Maharashtra 1000
Manipur 500
Meghalaya 500
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha 500
Punjab 500
Rajasthan 750
Sikkim 600
Tamil Nadu 1000
Telangana 1500
Tripura
Uttarakhand 1200
Uttar Pradesh 500
West Bengal 750
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