The Government has approved the continuation of the Swatantrata Sainik Samman Yojana (SSSY) for the Financial Years 2021-22 to 2025-26.
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Swatantrata Sainik Samman Yojana (SSSY)
- Swatantrata Sainik Samman Yojana (SSSY) is a monthly Samman Pension to freedom fighters.
- It is launched as a token of respect for their contribution in the national freedom struggle and on their demise, to their eligible dependents viz. spouses and thereafter, unmarried and unemployed daughters and dependent parents, as prescribed by eligibility norms and procedure.
- It is a Central Scheme for the grant of pension to freedom fighters and their eligible dependents (where freedom fighters have already passed away).