National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)

Date : 15/08/1995 - | Sector: Welfare

About

The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) is a welfare programme administered by the Ministry of Rural Development. This programme is being implemented in rural as well as in urban areas. NSAP represents a significant step towards the fulfilment of the Directive Principles of State Policy enshrined in the Constitution of India which enjoin upon the State to undertake within its means a number of welfare measures. In particular, Article 41 of the Constitutio n of India directs the State to provide public assistance to its citizens in case of unemploy ment, old age, sickness and disablement and in other cases of undeserved want within the l imit of its economic capacity and developm ent.

The programme was first la unched on 15thAugust 1995 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS)targeting the destitute 1, to be identified by States/UTs, with the objective of providing financial support.

Beneficiary:

Below Poverty Line (BPL)

Benefits:

NSAP represents a significant step towards the fulfillment of public assistance to its citizens in case of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement and in other cases of undeserved want within the limit of its economic

How To Apply

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