Old Age Pension :

The scheme of Old Age Pension was started during 1974-75 in Mizoram. It was given to 150 Old Age persons @ Rs 30/-p.m. per person who have no supporters or near relatives to support them. Since 2006-2007 the NOAPS was renamed as Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme .Now beneficiaries who are 80 yearan and above enjoy  Rs.500/- per month while 80 years below a beneficiary of Old Age Pension enjoys Rs.200/- monthly. The Government of Mizoram provides Rs.50/- per month per beneficiary for Old Age Pension scheme.