AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh State government is committed to the welfare of Kapus and formulated the YSR Kapu Nestham scheme to financially assist eligible women belonging to the Kapu, Balija, Ontari and Telaga communities. This is one of the 'Nava Ratnalu' schemes that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had announced during his padayatra, long before the 2019 Assembly elections.
As per the scheme which commenced in June last year eligible beneficiaries will be receiving financial assistance of Rs.75,000 at the rate of Rs.15,00 per annum.
The objective of the scheme is to financially empower Kapu women above 45 years of age by enhancing their livelihood opportunities and living standards through this scheme.
A total of 3,30,605 women were benefited through YSR Kapu Nestham scheme and Rs 495.87 Crore was credited to their accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer on June 24, 2020.
Documents Required to Apply for YSR Kapu Nestham
Beneficiaries can apply through the Government website and fill the YSR Kapu Nestham form and submit it online at navasakam.ap.gov.in.
Applicants can visit the Village or Ward Secretariats and apply for the scheme when the notification is annouced for the year 2021.
After applying, the beneficiary list is displayed at the Village/Ward Secretariat offices.
For applicants to know where the nearest Village/Ward Secretariat they come under they can check online through the official website here at https://navasakam1.apcfss.in/KnowMySecretariat.do