UNEMPLOYMENT ALLOWANCE

                                             Unemployment Allowance

 

1

Objective of the scheme in brief:

To provide unemployment allowance to the unemployed candidates registered with employment offices.                    

2

Eligibility  Criteria/ who can apply

a)         A candidate must pass 10th and must be between the age of 17 to 40 years.               

b)         The annual family income of candidates must be less than Rs12000/-

c)         Candidate should not be a regular student and he must be unemployed.

d)        Candidates avail unemployment allowance according to as follow:

For Blind, Deaf & Dumb impaired candidates:

             After first quarter from the date of   registration.

For Orthopedically Handicapped  candidates:

             After one year from the date of registration.

For Other category candidate:

             After 3 years from the date of  registration.

 

3

Benfits/ Assistance given

For Blind, Deaf and Dumb Persons:-             Allowance

  1. For Matriculate/Under Graduate applicants: 450/-
  2. For Graduate/Post Graduate applicants:      600/-

                                                                     

For Ortho-peadically Handicapped Persons:-

  1. For Matriculate/Under Graduate applicants:    225/-                                                                       
  2. For Graduate/Post Graduate applicants:       300/-

                                                                     

For all other category of Persons:-

  1. For Matriculate/Under Graduate applicants: 150/-
  2. For Graduate/Post Graduate applicants:        200/-

4

List of document required to be submitted by the beneficiary (attach specimen formats as Annexure(s), wherever required:

  1. Three specimen signatures, duly attested by a Gazatted Officer.
  2. Domicile certificate issued by a competent authority (This certificate is needed to be given by the residents of Punjab but living at Chandigarh.)
  3. An affidavit duly attested by a Magistrate/ Oath Commissioner in support of his/her claim for unemployment allowance.
  4. A medical certificate from Medical Officer of Government hospital/ dispensary (to be furnished duly by blind, deaf and dumb & ortho applicants registered with the special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped persons, Punjab Chandigarh)
  5. A certificate of being of punjab origin ( to be furnished by blind, deaf and dumb & ortho applicants only)
  6. Three passport size photographs of the applicant, “duly attested by a Gazetted Officer.”

5

How to apply/Procedure to submit application:

  1. An educated unemployed applicant may give an  application for the grant of unemployment allowance to the officer incharge of the employment exchange, where he is registered.
  2. A duly completed application form may be sent by post or delivered  personally at the employment exchange against a receipt.
  3. After the initial filing of claims in the prescribed form UAEP-1, every claimant to the unemployment allowance shall be required to give an undertaking in the form of an affidavit duly attested, in every subsequent quarter to the effect that no change has occured in the facts relating to self, his/her family’s income and unemployment status. Such undertaking shall be filed by the Claimant in the  employment exchange of his registration.

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Where to submit application

The application is to be submitted to the officer incharge of concerned employment office.

7

Service delivery time-line:

The claim of Unemployment Allowance of the candidate forwarded to the concerned Treasury office and after that Treasury pass the bill and the amount credited in the bank account of the candidate.

8

Whom to contact

The applicant may contact the concerned employment office.

APPLICATION FORM FOR CLAIMING UNEMPLOYMENT ALLOWANCE TO BE SENT TO THE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE WHERE AN UNEMPLOYED EDUCATED PERSON IS REGISTERED.  PDF Download (English) size(58.6 KB)

Last modified date : 26-12-2018
Updated On: 03/04/2021 - 15:12
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