YSR Cheyutha Eligibility, Apply Method, Payment Status, FAQ

ysr cheyutha scheme gives fixed amount to women from BC, SC, ST, and Minority groups between the ages of 45 to 60 for gaining financial independence.

Government of Andhra Pradesh launched the "Ysr Cheyutha Scheme" on 12th August 2020 on the recommendation of SERP to extend unconditional financial assistance as well as the single highest cash transfer scheme targets women from BC, SC, ST and Minority groups who are in the age group of above 45 and below 60 years with a sum of RS 75,000 /- over a period of 4 years in four phases and each year RS 18,750 distributed upto attain 60 years, such money can be used either clear their debts or meet immediate needs or invest in their enterprises for leading better standards of living.

Key Features and Benefits:

Through this initiative, Andhrapradesh government tie-up with MNC companies on wide array of purposes, and advantages towards earning external sources of income. Some of those are:

(1). Skill Development:

Various corporations and MNC companies offers vocational training programs to enhance women's capabilities in areas like retailing, MSME, agriculture, and allied sectors businesses.

(2). Making Entrepreneurship:

Many successful stories were noticed among the cheyutha beneficiaries especially in Retail Marketing after tie-ups established with natioanl and multinational players teach them marketing skills.

(3). Women's Empowerment:

GOAP has entered into an MOU with Amul, P&G, HUL, ITC, and Reliance for beneficiaries establishing their own goals through providing technical and marketing support.

(4). Livelihood Support:

Banks and Stree Nidhi providing loans for strengthening and expanding business mostly in buying cattles like cows, buffalo, goats etc.,

(5). Increase Self-Respect:

Enhance self-reliance and quality of life among marginalized communities.

Eligibility Criteria for Cheyutha Beneficiaries:

To qualify for the ysr cheyutha scheme, the family needs to fulfill the below criteria.

  • The monthly family income is permissible up to RS 10,000 /- in rural areas and Rs 12,000 /- in urban areas.
  • Total land ownership for the family must not exceed 3 acres of wetland or 10 acres of dryland or 10 acres of land put together for this purpose.
  • No family member either government employee or government pensioner included in the household except sanitary worker.
  • Possession of a four-wheeler by the family is not eligible.
  • The electricity usage for a family dwelling unit (whether owned or rented) must not exceed 300 units per month.
  • No family member should be liable to pay income tax
  • In municipal areas, a family who owns less than 1000 Sq.feet of built-up area either residential or commercial is eligible.

Beneficiary Identification:

The identification of all eligible women within this scheme will be accomplished through the following procedure.

First Method:

The process of selecting real beneficiaries will be conducted at the ground level through a door-to-door survey undertaken by village volunteers in rural areas and ward volunteers in urban local bodies (ULBS).

Second Method:

Grama/Ward volunteers easily knowing eligible beneficiaries' ages and castes through household data in the GSWS volunteer app but relying solely on this data is not advisable.

Third Method:

Every now and then village secretariat employees along with volunnteers interacted with the citizens for informing before launching scheme details by the citizen outreach program.

Required Documents for YSR Cheyutha Scheme:

The following data may be captured as part of the enumeration

  1. Beneficiary Name
  2. Aadhar Number of Beneficiary
  3. Mobile Number of the Beneficiary
  4. Proof of caste certificate
  5. Proof of Income certificate
  6. Proof of Date of Birth (Aadhar update history)
  7. Copy of Bank Passbook

Cheyutha Online Apply Process:

Initial data registration and uploading of relevant documents shall be carried out in the digital assistant NBM web application and forwarded to WEA/WWDS logins.

Scrutiny Process:

WEA/WWDS download the field verification form and go to visit applicant's house and take a suitable action either accept or reject the application according to scrutiny of applicant's details with attached documents, observe the six-step validation remark and field observations points with reference to scheme guidelines.

MPDO/MC will receive cheyutha beneficiaries data from welfare assistants and verify randomly then sent it to the District level executive Directors of the concerned corporations.

Approval Process:

Executive Directors of SC, BC, ST and Minority corporations should process the file and obtain the approval of the District Collector on the final list.

After approval of the District Collector, the data will be transferred to SERP then the final eligible and ineligible list prapared and enabled in the NBM portal in WEA/WWDS login while ekyc also enabled for eligible candidates in the Beneficiary Outreach app one week before the launching of the scheme.

Reverification Process:

Before publishing the final draft about eligibility, reverification list is prepared for raising grievances against each parameter such as land, electricity etc.

Ysr Cheyutha Payment Checking:

Beneficiaries will be received SMS on their mobile phones after the credit amount through their respective corporations and also knowing the status using this link.

Frequently Asked Questions:

(Q1). are the Asha workers/Anganwadi Teachers/Sanitation Workers/RTC retired employees/Homeguards/VRA's family eligible for the YSR Cheyutha Scheme?

Ans: The employee is ineligible but their family members are eligible if their salary is less than 10,000 per month in rural areas, and less than 12,000 per month in urban areas, otherwise not recommended though parameters showing eligibility in NBM.

(Q2). What can do if some old beneficiaries name are not found in ysr cheyutha verification list?

Ans: If any beneficiary name missing in verification, they need to apply fresh application.

(Q3). Is OC caste Muslim eligible or not?

Ans: All OC Minorities are eligible for this getting benefit.

(Q4). What should we do in the case of ST category people getting OAP at the age of 50 years?

Ans: All less than 60 years pensioners are eligible irrespective of pension category.

(Q5). Is she eligible for cheyutha scheme if her family member avails other schemes benefits?

Ans: Except for EBC Nestham and Kapu Nestham remaining schemes beneficiaries including chedodu, Nethanna Nestham, and Vahana Mitra citizens are desirable.

(Q6). What should we do about the case of ST Valmiki, Benthu Oria, Budaga Jangam, and Yeneti Kondu caste category people because caste certificates are not available?

Ans: PD DRDA should send the list to CEO SERP if they do not have a caste certificate.

(Q7). Do you accept caste only in the Ap Seva Portal or other Meeseva also?

Ans: You can upload any Aadhar-linked certificate (both Apseva or Re-issuance).

(Q8). Can we treat Income Tax payee people as eligible if they are included in the HH Mapping or Rice Card?

Ans: Not recommend such cases though the Income Tax parameter was removed from six-step validation.

(Q9). Is it necessary to tagging the electricity meter and urban property?

Ans: In rural areas, electricity meters should be tagged for those persons for whom the meter is not present in their household.

In urban areas, both electricity and urban property should be tagged for those beneficiaries for whom land and current meter in town is not present in their household.

(Q10). Which meter or property is tagging if the family living in a rented house?

Ans: During the field verification, the availability of rented house property as well as meter details should be linked.

(Q11). What should we do if the citizen having own property but living other apartments and working as a Watchman?

Ans: You should consider to tag those own property only.

(Q12). Which one is taken into account if the beneficiary having two assessment numbers but living in one house and the other house is given rent to somebody?

Ans: It's not an issue whether they give rent or using themselves, enter the present living house details.

(Q13). How to take a decision in the case of a Watchman living under apartment service room but not having a separate assessment number and current meter?

Ans: Leave Watchman cases.

(Q14). How to solve the error of Electricity Meter Not Tagged?

Ans: The error in tagging during the survey has occurred due to a mistake by the electrical department. To rectify this, follow these steps: go to the Apseva portal → open the DA login → click on the Bill payment services option → enter the beneficiary family member's current meter number. From there, you can retrieve the Aadhar number of the incorrectly tagged person.

Proceed to the NBM portal, navigate to scheme eligibility check option, and locate the person's name using their Aadhaar number. If you identify the individual, contact them to initiate the de-seeding process. Afterward, perform the seeding of the meter to the actual owner.

If the Aadhar number is not available at the Bill Payment Section, then proceed to link (seeding) the current meter with any family member's Aadhar number within the same household.


  • Do not seed without de-seeding
  • Before starting seeeding and de-seeding process, you should raise a grievance first.


This lump sum of Rs 18,750 payment received individuals through the scheme driving positive impact if they start or expanding small businesses or any income-generating outcomes in the face of an competitive era, which is part of a broader sustainable development scheme in the state under the implementing and monitoring agency of the department of PR & RD.

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