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Kerala Pravasi
Welfare Board

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Benefits.

Several attractive welfare schemes are in place to be offered to the beneficiaries of the Kerala Pravaasi Welfare Fund.

Membership.

Membership in the Pravasi Welfare Board opens many doors to benefits, resources and opportunities designed to improve the quality of your life.

Home Again.

Welcome to a world of innovative welfare schemes designed to elevate the quality of life of Malayalees who choose to return to homeland.

Contact.

One of the best ways by which we can help each other is by keeping in touch. Here are the contact details of the Kerala Pravasi Welfare Board to keep us in touch.

KERALA PRAVASI

WELFARE BOARD

Head Office

NORKA Centre (2nd Floor),
Near Govt Guest House, Thycaud PO
Thiruvananthapuram 695 014

Phone: +91 471 278 5500/502/503
(IST 10:00 am to 1:00pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00)
Fax: +91 471 278 5501
E mail : info@pravasiwelfarefund.org

Toll Free-India : 1800 425 3939
International : 0091 8802 012345

Chief Executive Officer: +91 471 278 5512
Manager (Finance): +91 471 278 5513

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Home Again.

Welcome to a world of innovative welfare schemes designed to elevate the quality of life of Malayalees who choose to return to homeland.

Home Again.

...Government is committed to ensure that all necessary steps are taken to ensure the safe migration, dignified living and successful rehabilitation of the returnees.

Pinarayi Vijayan
Hon'ble Chief Minister, Kerala

Membership.

Membership in the Pravasi Welfare Board opens many doors to benefits, resources and opportunities designed to improve the quality of your life.

Benefits.

Several attractive welfare schemes are in place to be offered to the beneficiaries of the Kerala Pravaasi Welfare Fund.

Contact.

One of the best ways by which we can help each other is by keeping in touch. Here are the contact details of the Kerala Pravasi Welfare Board to keep us in touch.

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Pension Scheme​

(i)Those Non Resident Keralites (1A, 1B and 2A) who remitted contributions to the Welfare Fund continuously up to the age of sixty are eligible for a monthly minimum pension of Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two thousand only)Read More

after the age of sixty. The membership will be cancelled automatically if the monthly contributions are not continuously remitted for more than 12 months. They can renew the membership on payment of the arrears of subscription along with the penalty amount.(ii)Members, who remitted contributions continuously for more than five years, are eligible to get additional pension equivalent to three percent of the minimum pension prescribed in (i) above, for every completed year of membership over and above the minimum period of five years. However, the total pension amount thus received shall not exceed twice the amount of the minimum pension.
(iii)NRKs who have become members to the fund after the completion of fifty five years of age but before attaining sixty years of age have to remit the monthly contribution for a period of five years to become eligible for pension.

Family Pension Scheme​

If a member who is eligible for super annuation pension has deceased, any one of his family members (wife, children below the age of twenty one years, insane children, major unmarried daughter, dependent mother, and dependent father)
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shall be eligible for family pension of an amount equivalent to fifty percent of the eligible pension of the deceased member.

Pension Scheme For Invalids​

In the case of persons who have remitted contributions continuously for a minimum period of three years and are unable to perform labour/ incapable for undertaking any employment due to conditions
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of permanent physical disability are eligible for an amount as Invalid Pension. For getting the Invalid Pension, the member is required to produce a certificate from the doctor who treated the member and also a certificate from the Medical Board.

Financial Assistance To Dependents Of A Deceased Member​

(i)In case a member of the Welfare Fund(abroad- Form 1A) deceases due to illness or accident, one of his/her dependents (wife/husband, minor children, unmarried daughter, widow daughter, mother, father, sister, brother and other legal heirs) is eligible for a maximum financial assistance of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand only)
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(ii)In case a member NRK (Form-1B) deceases, one of his/her family members (as stated above in sub, Para(i)) is eligible for a maximum financial assistance of Rs.30,000/- (Rupees Thirty Thousand only)
(iii)In case a member NRK-India (Form-2A) deceases, one of his/her family members (as stated above in sub, Para(i)) is eligible for a maximum financial assistance of Rs.25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand only)

Financial Assistance For Medical Treatment​

A member is eligible for obtaining a maximum financial assistance of Rs.50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand only) during the entire period of his/her membership for his/her medical treatment in the hospitals approved by the Board. However, if she/he received any Read More

financial assistance for the same claim from Central or State Govt. or any other agencies like Norka Roots, Local Self Department etc., is not eligible for the financial assistance from the Welfare Fund under this scheme.

Scheme For Assistance To Marriage​

Those members who have continuously contributed to the fund at least for a period of three years shall be eligible to get a financial assistance of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) towards marriage expenses for marriage of their daughters
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subject to the following conditions.

  1. The financial assistance shall be payable to a member for a maximum of two times.
  2. Only one member NRK of the family (if the others are also members of the Fund) is eligible for the financial assistance for this purpose.

Payment Of Educational Grant

The children of member NRKs, who have continuously remitted the contribution for a minimum period of two years at the time of admission are eligible for educational grant for higher studies.
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The educational courses eligible for the grant range from ITI/ITC/Degree to Post Graduate professional courses.

Payment Of Financial Assistance For Maternity​

Those female members who have remitted contributions continuously for two years are eligible for a financial assistance of Rs. 3000/- (Rupees Three thousand only) for meeting their maternity expenses. Read More

In the case of abortions, they are eligible for a maximum financial assistance of Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two thousand only). Maternity Assistance including abortion shall be payable for two times for the whole membership period.