Kerala Social Security Mission

A CHARITABLE SOCIETY SPONSORED BY SOCIAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, GOVT. OF KERALA

Samashwasam

samaswasam

This scheme provides financial assistance to Kidney patients belonging to B.P.L families who are undergoing dialysis at least once in a month. As per the statistics around 15,000 dialysis patients are undergoing treatment through different hospitals of Kerala and around 5000 patients are belongs to BPL category. Since the Government of Kerala has issued orders to implement the scheme as per G.O(M.S) No.08/2013/SJD dated: 28.01.13, we have receiving applications only from 2013 onwards.

We are expecting more than 5000 applications under the scheme. The Government of Kerala has issued orders to enhance the amount of assistance @ Rs. 525/- per month to Rs. 900 per month.

Eligibility criteria:-

1. BPL certificate/Attested copy of BPL ration card.

2. Medical certificate issued by a reputed nephrologist from Govt/Private hospital where the patient is undergoing monthly dialysis. The medical certificate must also contain the date from which the patient started the dialysis treatment.

3. The applicant must be an account holder in a nationalized bank. The copy of the bank pass book must also be submitted.

4. Copy of Aadhar card.

Applications are available from Panchayat offices, Corporation/ Municipal offices/ Anganwadi workers, KSSM website/ KSSM office.

District-wise list of beneficiaries under Samashwasam scheme till December 2013   

SL No. Districts No. of Beneficiaries
1 Thiruvananthapuram 119
2 Kollam 108
3 Pathanamthitta 32
4 Alappuzha 67
5 Idukki 24
6 Thrissur 87
7 Kottayam 35
8 Palakkad 68
9 Ernakulam 145
10 Wayanad 27
11 Kozhikode 61
12 Malappuram 101
13 Kannur 107
14 Kasargod 27
  Total 1008