Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana for Widows in Jharkhand

June 6, 2017 | By Jindal Infomedia | Filed in: Government Schemes, Jharkhand, State Government, Yojana.

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Raghubar Das has launched a new housing scheme for widows named as ‘Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana’ on the 125th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar.

Under the Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana, the state government has set aside a budget of Rs. 80 Crores for the scheme. A target of constructing 11,000 homes within the current financial year has been set.

The state government will provide a financial assistance of Rs. 75,000/- to widows to build a home in hilly areas and Rs. 70,000/- in plain areas under the Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana. The assistance money will be disbursed to the beneficiaries in three instalments into their bank accounts.

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  •  The objective of this scheme is to provide the monetary help to the widows to make their life easy.
  •  Jharkhand government took very good initiative as the widows live a miserable life because of the rituals of society.
  •  Widows of Jharkhand will become self -independent and confident.


Financial assistance to the beneficiaries of the scheme will provide in three installments and amount will be directly transferred to the beneficiaries bank account.

  • The government will provide a financial assistance of Rs. 75,000/- to build a house in hilly areas.
  •  Financial assistance of Rs. 70000 rupees will be provided to build a house in plain areas in the Jharkhand districts.


  •  Widow women in Jharkhand state can get benefits under this scheme
  •  It will also help in the upliftment of women in general


  1. Applicant should be resident of Jharkhand state
  2.  Widow women are eligible for this scheme

Documents required

  •  Aadhaar card
  •  Address proof
  •  Death Certificate of Husband
  •  Bank account details
  •  Passport size photos

How to apply

  •  The applicant can visit Gram Panchayat or Zilla Parishad in Taluka/District in Jharkhand.
  •  The applicant also visits collector office in Jharkhand.


Bhimrao Ambedkar Yojana is a big step towards the betterment of widows in Jharkhand. The basic need is shelter and must be accessible to each and every individual irrespective of their situations.


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