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Chandigarh Widow Pension Scheme: How To Apply, Eligibility & Other Details

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Chandigarh Widow Pension Scheme: A Widow Pension Scheme, also known as a Widow Allowance or Widow Pension, is a social welfare program provided by governments to support women who have lost their husbands. The aim is to provide financial assistance to widows who may have lost their primary source of income due to the death of their spouse. These schemes typically offer regular payments or allowances to help the widow meet basic living expenses and maintain a decent standard of living.

Chandigarh Widow Pension Scheme

The scheme “Widow Pension” was started by the Chandigarh Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (CBOCWWB), Labour Department, Chandigarh. Under this scheme, financial assistance in the form of a monthly pension shall be given to the widows of male registered construction workers of the Board.

Eligibility & Benefits of Widow Pension Scheme

  • The deceased worker should have been working at the establishment, registered under the Punjab Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1965 and his contributions to the labor welfare fund should have been regularly received by the board.
  • The financial assistance will be given on the production of the death certificate issued by the competent authority along with self-declaration for not withdrawing pension from any other sources/office/factory.
  • The financial assistance will not be given to those beneficiaries who are covered under EPF.
  • The widow of a male construction worker would be eligible to avail the benefit of this scheme only if the male construction worker was a member of the Board for at least the last six months.
  • The widow should apply for the benefit of this scheme within one year.

Benefits of Chandigarh Widow Pension Scheme

Financial assistance of ₹1000/- per month in the form of a pension shall be given to the widows of male registered construction workers of the Board.

How To Apply For Widow Pension Scheme (Chandigarh)

Some basic steps need to be followed to apply for the Widow Pension Scheme. We have mentioned the step-by-step process for the application below.

Step 1
Applicants need to visit the official website of the Labour Department Chandigarh: http://labour.chd.gov.in/

Step 2
On the home page, select the scheme ‘WIDOW PENSION’ under the Grant of Welfare Schemes to the workers of Chandigarh Labour Welfare Board.

Step 3
Read details of the scheme and on the bottom of the page, click on ‘Click here to Apply/Register’. (The applicant may also read the user manual by clicking on the ‘Click here for User Manual’.)

Step 4
If the applicant not register, click on ‘register yourself’. A ‘ServicePlus’ window/page will open and fill in all the details to register.

Step 5
Now, to apply for the scheme, click on ‘Apply for Service’ and use ‘ServicePlus’ credentials to Login i.e. ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’.

Step 6
After successful Login, the applicant will be redirected automatically to the online application page by clicking on the ‘Apply for Service’ tab.

Step 7
In the application form, fill in Applicant’s Personal Details, select the scheme (Widow Pension) & Work Place Details. After furnishing all the mandatory details click on ‘Self-Declaration’ and fill in additional details.

Step 8
Enter the verification code/Captcha and click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 9
Preview all the filled details and click on ‘Attach Annexure’.

Step 10
Upload all the mandatory documents and click on ‘Save Annexure’.

Step 11
After verifying all the details, click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 12
Take a printout of the generated ‘Acknowledgement Receipt’ for future reference.

Step 13
To track the application status, the applicant can visit the official website of the Labour Department and login through their ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’.

Step 14
Click on ‘Track Application Status’ and fill in all the details. Now click on ‘Get Data’ to know the status of your application.

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