Socio-economic status of the recipients of social security allowance: a case study of Kaski, Nepal

Authors

  • Deepesh Ranabhat Faculty of Management Studies, Pokhara University, Pokhara Metropolitan-30, Kaski, Nepal https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0503-1335
  • Sujita Adhikari Faculty of Management Studies, Pokhara University, Pokhara Metropolitan-30, Kaski, Nepal
  • Pradeep Sapkota Faculty of Management Studies, Pokhara University, Pokhara Metropolitan-30, Kaski, Nepal
  • Mala Ranabhat Pokhara University, Pokhara Metropolitan-30, Kaski, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njiss.v4i1.42354

Keywords:

Social Security Allowance, Old Age Allowance, Socio-Economic Impact, Nepal

Abstract

The research aims to assess the impact of social security allowance on socio-economic status of the recipients and differences in socio-economic status of the recipients. Multistage sampling technique has been used for the selection of samples.  The data has been collected through self-structured questionnaires from 170 respondents who have been receiving social security allowance provided by the Government of Nepal. Thus, descriptive as well as cross-sectional research design has been used for this study. The study found that social security benefits play very important role in improving socio-economic status of the beneficiaries by enhancing the economic well-being, health access, social status, self-respect and respect from others, and living standard of the recipients. The study also found that there is a significant difference in socio-economic well-being of recipients by area of residence, employment status, duration of getting allowance, and allowance as major source of income.

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Ranabhat, D., Adhikari, S., Sapkota, P., & Ranabhat, M. (2021). Socio-economic status of the recipients of social security allowance: a case study of Kaski, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Insurance and Social Security, 4(1), 51–64. https://doi.org/10.3126/njiss.v4i1.42354

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