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Jammu and Kashmir

Integrated Social Security Scheme - Women In Distress

Social Welfare
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Frequently Asked Questions
Launched in 1995, ISSS (Integrated Social Security Scheme) is a State Sponsored Scheme by the Social Welfare Department of the Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir where financial assistance is provided to Old Age Persons, Widows, Divorcees, Women in Distress, Transgenders, and Physically Handicapped Persons. The scheme is funded through Plan and Non-Plan on the basis of a 50:50 sharing pattern.

The scheme has the following components -
a) Pension for Old Age Person
b) Pension for Women in Distress
c) Pension for Physically Challenged Person
d) Pension to Transgenders

Under the "Women in Distress" component of ISSS, a pension of ₹1,000 per pensioner per month is deposited directly into their Bank Account through DBT mode. The aim of the scheme is to provide monthly financial assistance to destitute widows/divorced/deserted women with no source of income.
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