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Punjab govt releases Rs 224.70 cr to clear Feb-March pension backlog

The Captain Amarinder Singh government has released an amount of Rs 224.70 crore to clear the backlog of pensions due to beneficiaries under various social welfare schemes for the months of February and March 2017. The money, released by the state finance department on the directive of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder, will be used by the social security department for disbursement of pension to the elderly, disabled, destitute and widows, according to an official spokesperson. Read More