Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
05 FEB 2020 5:27PM by PIB Delhi
Distribution camps under Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)

 

A total of 132 distribution camps have been organised across the country under the scheme of ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)’ since its inception.

The year-wise number of beneficiaries benefited under the Scheme since its inception are as under:-

Financial Year (FY) Number of Beneficiaries
2017-18 34,069
2018-19 65,615
2019-20 24,558 (as on 30.01.2020)
Total 1,24,242

 

The scheme is a demand driven scheme and funded from the Senior Citizen’ Welfare Fund. During the year 2019-20, Rs. 18.00 crore has been incurred in 36 distribution camps till date.

Details of the total number of beneficiaries, State-wise, under the scheme during 2018-19 and 2019-20 is given below:-

S.NO. States/UTs No. Of Beneficiaries
2018-19 2019-20
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 342 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 2676 1007
3 Arunachal Pradesh 384 943
4 Assam 0 316
5 Bihar 261 496
6 Chandigarh 0 0
7 Chhattishgarh 711 0
8 Dadar and Nagar Haveli 0 0
9 Daman and Diu 0 0
10 Delhi 1971 0
11 Goa 0 0
12 Gujarat 861 1961
13 Haryana 563 1609
14 Himachal Pradesh 118 0
15 Jammu and Kashmir 0 247
16 Jharkhand 1839 0
17 Karnataka 1320 1048
18 Kerala 275 801
19 Lakshadweep 528 0
20 Madhya Pradesh 11024 818
21 Maharashtra 18401 0
22 Manipur 0 0
23 Meghalaya 5469 0
24 Mizoram 0 0
25 Nagaland 2661 0
26 Odisha 0 1352
27 Puducherry 0 0
28 Punjab 1434 0
29 Rajasthan 2707 5298
30 Sikkim 1814 804
31 Tamil Nadu 1415 150
32 Telangana 1473 592
33 Tripura 0 1158
34 Uttarakhand 1537 952
35 Uttar Pradesh 5831 5006
36 West Bengal 0 0
Total 65615 24558

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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