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AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme 2020-21: How to Apply, Eligibility, Application Form, Features of AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme

AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme 2020-21: AP YSR Nethanna Nestam (Hastham) Scheme 2020-21 is launched by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The scheme will benefit the handloom weavers in the state to improve their handloom works. Get more information about AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme, features, eligibility, how to apply for the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme from the article.

by Niranjani | Updated Jul 21, 2020 13:34 PM

AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme 2020-21: How to Apply, Eligibility, Application Form, Features of AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme

What is AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

The YSR Nethanna Hastham [Nestam] Scheme was launched recently by the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. The aim of the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme is to provide financial help to handloom weavers. The handloom weavers of the state will get yearly financial help from the state authority under the initiative. The decline in the traditionally weaved handloom clothes has increased poverty and poor condition among the handloom weavers. The scheme is expected to benefit 85k weavers in Andhra Pradesh state.

AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme 2020-21 - Overview

AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme 2020-21 
Scheme Name AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Nestham Scheme
State government Andhra Pradesh
Launched by CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
Announced on October 2019
Date of implementation  December 2019
Beneficiaries Handloom weavers of Andhra Pradesh
Scheme Authority State Government of Andhra Pradesh
Scheme Portal Yet to be launched

What are the features of AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

The special feature of the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme which was initiated by the Andhra Pradesh CM to help the handloom weavers in the State are listed below:

  • The YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme will improve the handloom weavers’ condition in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

  • It will provide annual financial assistance. The scheme will offer financial assistance to traditional weavers yearly to improve their condition.

  • Andhra Pradesh state government will grant assistance of Rs.24,000 yearly. All the handloom weaver whose name is included in the beneficiary list. 

  • The amount under the scheme will be transferred in the linked bank account of the beneficiaries. 

What is the eligibility AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

To avail the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme, every handloom weaver should satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the state government of Andhra Pradesh. If only, the beneficiary satisfies the eligibility, he/she can apply for the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme. The eligibility criteria are given below:

  • The beneficiary should only be the residents of Andhra Pradesh. The scheme is applicable only to the permanent residents of the state.

  • The scheme is launched for the traditional weavers in Andhra Pradesh with an aim to improve their condition & livelihood. Candidates from other professions and states cannot become part of the scheme. 

  • To avail the benefits of the scheme, the weavers should be connected with state Handloom Associations as the state government will run background checks before offering financial help.   

  • The below poverty line (BPL) candidates can avail the scheme benefits as the scheme is meant for individuals belonging to the BPL category of the state.

  • The applicant must hold a bank account to which the money will be transferred under the scheme. Hence, the weaver must have an active bank account.

How to apply for the scheme?

The Andhra Pradesh state government will announce the details of the registration information soon. It will be declared by the higher authorities of the state. Candidates who fulfill all the eligibility criteria will be informed about the registration process. The official portal for the scheme is yet to be launched. After the successful launch of the portal, the candidates can check for all the details from the portal. One can get the latest updates about the scheme from the portal. The beneficiary list would be given to each of the Gram Panchayat offices.

The implementation of the scheme will boost the financial condition of the handloom weavers of the state. It is expected and aimed that the financial assistance will help the handloom weavers in the state to buy modern handlooms. This will improve their livelihoods and can continue their handloom weaving work. The AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme will also increase the production level and help the weavers earn a better living.

AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme - Payment Mode

The applicants can receive financial assistance in their bank accounts through the Direct Benefit Transfer mode as per the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme guidelines.

What are the documents needed to apply for AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

The candidate who applies for the scheme must first satisfy the eligibility standards set by the Andhra Pradesh State government. While applying for to avail the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme, Candidates will be asked to fill in required details about the beneficiary. The Candidates should make sure, that they have the following documents to avail the scheme: 

  1. The scheme allows only the state residents to avail of the scheme benefits. Hence, the candidates should produce residential proof at the time of online registration for the scheme in order to justify that they are legal residents of the state.

  2. Candidates should provide details of identification while applying for the scheme. For this the candidate must have any of the following details: 

    • Aadhaar card

    • Voter ID card

  3. For online registration, candidates should produce a registration certificate issued by the State Handloom Association. This certificate is necessary and will be required for scrutiny by the higher authority for candidate selection.

  4. The handloom weavers must provide a copy of the BPL certificate during registration for the scheme. Upon successful submission of the relevant documents, the candidate can enjoy scheme benefits.

  5. The candidate must produce bank account details including account number, Name of the Account holder, IFSC code, and other relevant information that will be required to check whether the candidate has an active bank account or not. The information is required to forward the money through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode.

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AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme - FAQ

1. Who will be benefitted by the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

The AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme was launched to benefit handloom weavers in Andhra Pradesh. The scheme is expected to benefit 85k weavers in Andhra Pradesh state.

2. How much can one avail under the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

Andhra Pradesh state government will grant annual assistance of Rs.24,000 to the beneficiaries of the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme. All the handloom weaver whose name is included in the beneficiary list will be given the amount.

3. Who announced the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

The YSR Nethanna Hastham [Nestam] Scheme was launched recently by the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. The aim of the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme is to provide financial help to handloom weavers.

4. I am from Telangana. Can I apply for AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

No, only the handloom weavers from Andhra Pradesh can avail of the benefits of the scheme. The beneficiary should only be the residents of Andhra Pradesh. The scheme is applicable only to the permanent residents of the state.

5. Should I be associated with AP state Handloom Associations to avail AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme?

Yes. To avail To avail the benefits of the AP YSR Nethanna Hastham Scheme, the weavers should be connected with state Handloom Associations as the state government will run background checks before offering financial help.