YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme 2021 Application Form, Status, Final Eligible List

The government of Andhra Pradesh has initiated AP YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme (Phase 2) for the weavers of Andhra Pradesh on 20th June 2020. Under this scheme, the state government is providing Rs. 24,000 per annum to weavers. This article includes all the necessary details of this scheme and how it is different from the Netanna Hastham Scheme. 

Now people have access to the beneficiary list and can also check the amount and the payment status and can also download the online application form.

Phase 1 details (Netannan Hastham Scheme)

This scheme was initiated on 21st December 2019 with an aim to economically help the handloom weavers of the state of Andhra Pradesh. During this scheme, Rs. 600 crores had already been released.


YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme 2021

The Nethanna Nestham Scheme aims to provide the necessary monetary support to the weavers for them to increase the quality and the quantity of the handloom work by modernising their equipment and competing with the power loom sector. Due to the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Jagan Mohan Reddy led scheme, around 80,000 weaver families have been benefited which cost around Rs. 200 Crore to the state exchequer 

YSR Jagan Mohan Reddy promised during his padyatra that he would work towards benefitting the weaver community of Andhra Pradesh by AP YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme.

The government of Andhra Pradesh decided to provide the necessary economic support to the weaver community after looking at the problems faced by them due to COVID 19 lockdown. The e- platform for YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme (Phase 2) was launched on 2nd October 2020 and also has plans to initiate an e-marketing platform for handloom and handicrafts for the proper advertising and sales of this industry.

Rs. 24,000 would be credited directly into the bank accounts of the weavers who have their own looms annually so that each and every beneficiary would receive total support of 1.2 lakh in the next five years as AP Nethanna Nestham Amount.


Key features of Nethanna Nestham Scheme 2021- 

  1. The direct transfer of the funds into the beneficiary’s bank account
  2. Loans worth Rs. 110 crore was waived off. 
  3. Apart from 100 units of free power, silk weavers were given monthly assistance of Rs. 1,000. This assistance is needed as the weavers are suffering due to the rising prices of silk while the demand for the product is less. 


Benefits of Nethanna Nestham Scheme 2021-

  1. Financial support of Rs. 24,000 per annum will be given to every weaver family who owns a loom 
  2. Nethanna Nestham Scheme will benefit around 85,000 weaver families living in the state of Andhra Pradesh
  3. The Scheme will definitely help the weavers families which are currently in debt due to COVID 19 


Beneficiary List-

  1. Go to the official website of the scheme 
  2. On the homepage, click on the option called “beneficiary list”
  3. A new list would be displayed on your screen

The beneficiary list is also available on your respective Gram Panchayats. You can visit your Gram panchayat and then check your name in the list. 



  1. The person must be a permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh
  2. Must be a handloom weaver by profession
  3. Must be below poverty line
  4. Must have a registered mobile number
  5. Must have an active bank account
  6. Must be associated and registered by Handloom Association
  7. Only one weaver would be eligible per family. Irrespective of the looms owned by them


How to apply online: Nethanna Nestham Scheme 2021-

  1. Visit the official site of YSR Nethanna Nestham Scheme –  https://navasakam.ap.gov.in/
  2. Click on the “Apply Now” button on the home page
  3. Enter the required details and upload the necessary documents needed by the application form
  4. Click On the “Submit” button


Payment status: Nethanna Nestham Scheme2021 – 

The official website of Navasakam will have the details of the payment status. Following is the procedure to get access to these details-

  1. Log in to  http://navasakam.ap.gov.in/  
  2. Click on YSR Nethanna Nestham
  3. Enter the requested details


Required Documents-

Below mentioned is the list of all the documents required to apply for the Nethanna Nastham Scheme 2021

  1. Address proof
  2. Aadhar card, Voter ID card
  3. Registration certificate by the State Handloom association
  4. Below poverty line certificate
  5. Active Bank account details


Important Dates – 

  1. Starting Date of Beneficiary Identification – 20th November 2019
  2. Last date for Beneficiary Identification – 30th November 2019
  3. Beneficiary List Publish Date – 1st December 2019
  4. Scrutiny of Applications – 2nd December to 7th December 2019
  5. Objection Rage on List – 10th December to 14th December 2019
  6. Selection of Candidates – 15th December to 18th December 2019
  7. Beneficiary List Release Date – 20th December 2019
  8. Card Issue Date – 1st December 2020


E-marketing platform for handloom and handicrafts-

To successfully advertise the handloom and handicrafts, the quality of these particular products needs to be maintained by the artisans. Apart from the quality, the government needs to address the logistics issue as well for smooth marketing. The payment process needs to be worked upon for customer satisfaction too.

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