Maharashtra Introduces ‘Chief Minister Vayoshree Yojana’ for Senior Citizens

  • 07 Feb 2024

On 5th February, 2024, the Maharashtra Government announced the launch of the ‘Chief Minister Vayoshree Yojana,’ expected to benefit 15 lakh senior citizens with disabilities, offering financial assistance and various other initiatives.

Key Points

  • Financial Assistance for Senior Citizens: Under the ‘Chief Minister Vayoshree Yojana,’ senior citizens above 65 years suffering from physical or mental disabilities will receive Rs 3,000 after screening.
  • The scheme is set to cover 15 lakh beneficiaries across all districts, with an estimated cost of Rs 480 crore.