Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Govt to raise pension for widow, old & divyangs to Rs 1000: CM

Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that the pension amount for beneficiaries under Old Age, Divyang and Widow categories will be raised to Rs 1,000 from the next financial year budget. The CM, while interacting with people at Nutanidih village in Jamtara said that the Government is giving priority to old, widow and divyang. For this, budget provision of 2019-20 will be made. The CM said that in Jamtara, the survey of widows, divyangs and old people will be done soon and the number of pensioners will be increased.

Holding the Jan Chupal in Jamtara district on Wednesday, the CM said that with the power of 3.25 crore people, government's policy and determination eradication of poverty will be possible.

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