Pilot Social Audit of National Social Assistant Programme (NSAP)

Door to Door interaction with job card holder at Namprick ward

Pilot Social Audit of National Social Assistant Programme (NSAP)

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Social Audit Unit- Sikkim (Voluntary Health Association of Sikkim) was assigned for conducting Pilot Social Audit under the National Social Assistant Programme (NSAP) by Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim (GoS) vide. Office Order No. 118/SJEWP Dated: 26/03/2016. The social audit was conducted of the beneficiaries drawing pension / allowances under the following schemes in Central Pandam Gram Panchayat Unit and Rangpo Nagar Panchayat ward in accordance with the Guidelines of National Social assistance programme. The social audit was conducted under the following schemes of NSAP:-

  • Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme
  • Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme
  • Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme
  • Subsistence Allowance (State Innovation Scheme)
  • Unmarried Women Pension Scheme (State Innovative Scheme)

The pilot Social Audit of National Social Assistant Programme (NSAP) schemes were audited from 08/04/2016 to 18/04/2016. The Social Audit covered 1 Gram Panchayat Units (G.P.Us), and 1 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs).

Details of Social Audit conducted in Gram Panchayat are as follows:

Sl. No Name of District Name of GP/Nagar Panchayat Total No. of GPs Covered Total No. of ULB covered
1. East 1.      Central Pendam GP

2.      Ranpo Nagar Panchayat

01 01

 

STEPS IN SOCIAL AUDIT

Kick off Meeting                                           1 day

 

Documents and Beneficiaries verification and door to door interaction         4 days

 

Report compilation & preparation for Jansunwai                    1 day

 

Social audit gram sabha/Jansunwai                              1 day

 

Exit Conference                                         1 day

The Process Involved

  • Social audit Unit- Sikkim (VHAS) finalized the Social Audit Calendar to conduct Social Audit of National Social Assistance Programme schemes.
  • Eight days was spent in Gram Panchayat (GPs) and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) for document and beneficiaries’ verification, door to door verification and Gram Sabha/Jan Sunwai.
  • Lastly Social Audit Unit- Sikkim prepared final Social Audit Report and submitted to the Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim (GoS).

The list of facilitators for conducting Pilot Social Audit of NSAP schemes

Sl. No Name of facilitators Gender Team Place
1. Mr. Ashok Sharma Male A Central Pendam Gram Panchayat
2. Mr. Sawan Rai Male
3. Ms. Kusum Tamang Female
4. Mr. Kamal Kumar Rai Male B Nagar Panchayt Rangpo
5. Ms. Devika Chhettri Female

 

 

 

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