Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Relief for senior citizens: Now, apply for old age pension online from home

Senior citizens in national capital will no more have to run around the office of their local legislators or their offices to get old age pension. Now, they can directly apply either from a nearby internet café or from their home through the official website, stated Delhi government in its submission before Delhi High Court. According to a report by TOI, the AAP government has restored its earlier old-age pension disbursal scheme, and withdrew the role of disbursing money given to MLAs in their constituencies. In its submission before before the HC on Tuesday, the Delhi government stated that the department of social welfare would be in charge of the pension scheme, including online version, and attestation by local MLA will no more be required. Read More