Assam Arunodoi Scheme or Orunodoi Scheme is a financial assistance scheme of Assam Government which is to be launched on 2nd October, the Arunodoi Scheme will provide Rs. 830 per month to eligible 17 Lakh state resident families to buy essential food items. The number of families covered under the Orunodoi scheme would subsequently increase to 25 lakh
The government of Assam aims to provide Rs. 830 per month financial assistance to about 15-17 thousand families per assembly constituency. At the rate of Rs. 830 per month, the beneficiaries of the Arunodoi scheme will receive a complete advantage of Rs. 10,000 per annum for nutritional and medicinal support.
GoA has decided to provide Rs 830 per month each to 17 lakh families under the ambitious ‘Orunodoi’ Scheme. The selection of beneficiaries to start from August 17, 2020. They will receive the amount on the first day of every month, starting from October, 2020.#AssamAlwaysAheadpic.twitter.com/G4yBUUBwq5
women will be the beneficiaries of the scheme who will receive the financial benefit of Rs. 830 per month under the scheme.As women are the main caretakers of the family, they have been chosen to be the scheme beneficiaries.
Under the scheme, priority shall be given to household with
Applicant should be a permanent resident of Assam.
Applicant should be presently resident in Assam.
Composite Household Income of the Applicant should be less than Rs. 2 Lakh per annum.
The beneficiary (nominated female member) should have a bank account wherein the name in the bank records should match the scheme records. In case, the beneficiary does not possess a bank account then a bank account would be required to be opened prior to the date of approval of the application.
Benefits of Assam Orunodoi Scheme 2020
Govt of Assam is to provide Rs 830 per month each to 17 lakh families under this ‘Orunodoi’ Scheme.
The support of Rs 830 per month will mean an additional per annum income of Rs 10,000 to the poor households, to meet their medical & nutritional needs.
An amount of 2800 crore rupees is earmarked for the Arunodoi Scheme (Orunodoi scheme) in this year’s budget.
The amount will be sent by DBT to bank account of nominated woman of the family.
The selection of beneficiaries to start from August 17, 2020.
Beneficiaries will receive the amount on the first day of every month, starting from October, 2020.
It shall benefit all poor households whether they are covered under NFSA or not.
Under this initiative, the State has set a commitment to alleviate the financial problems of impoverished families in Assam through ‘Substantial Income Support’. Women being primary caretaker of family are kept as beneficiaries of the scheme.
Selection Process of Orunodoi Scheme 2020 Beneficiary
The District Level Monitoring Committee may devise modalities for preparing the list of eligible beneficiaries strictly as per the Guidelines. The preliminary selection of the beneficiaries will be done at the level of Gaon Panchayat(GP) Village Council Development Committee (VCDC)Urban Local Body (ULB) based on eligibility/ineligibility conditions
An undertaking cum checklist of the eligibility/ineligibility conditions has been prepared for use at GP / VCDC / ULB level which is attached at Annexure ‘A’. Only one such undertaking cum checklist should be prepared against each proposed beneficiary household.
Compilation at LAC level: The undertaking cum checklist, forwarded by the Gaon Panchayat / VCDC / ULB, will be compiled LAC wise by Member Secretary, DLMC to be put up fo the District Level Monitoring Committee for prioritization/selection.
Prioritization of list of applicants by District Level Monitoring Committee: The District level Monitoring Committee will meet to prioritize and finalize the received list of applicants submitted by the GPNCDC/ ULBs, based on the priority criteria mentioned above.
Filling up the Assam Orunodoi Scheme Form:
Orunodoi Sahayaks at GP / VCDC / ULB shall facilitate the process of filling up Detailed Application Form (DAF).
DAF shall be used to collect the bank details and other information.
The DAF also contains a self-affidavit to be signed by the selected beneficiaries specifying the eligibility conditions