Up to date: September 17, 2020 12:19:36 pm
The UTTAR Pradesh authorities on Wednesday transferred the second three-month installment to 86.95 lakh beneficiaries of a number of pension schemes within the state price round Rs 1,311 crore. The funds are for July, August and September.
After making the web switch, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who additionally interacted with a number of the beneficiaries via video-conferencing, mentioned the state authorities was serving to folks by linking them to God and that serving to the destitute and differently-abled makes the soul joyful.
“Vartman sarkar nar ko Narayan se jodkar unki sewa kar rahi hai”, a authorities spokesperson quoted Adityanath.
The CM mentioned that whilst beneficiaries have been being given ration twice a month since April 2020, gram pradhans (village heads) and native our bodies had been requested to offer Rs 1,000 to the poor for medical remedy if they aren’t linked with Ayushman Bharat or Mukhyamantri Jan Arogya Yojna. He mentioned directions have been additionally issued to district magistrates to make preparations for Rs 5,000 for the final rites of destitute individuals from the Gram Pradhan Nidhi or native physique fund.
That is the second three-month installment, which is being given for the reason that lockdown in March. Earlier, the state authorities had given three-month installments of April, Might and June to round 86.71 lakh beneficiaries of various pension schemes throughout the state via on-line switch of funds.
Thus, a complete of Rs 3,484 crore has now been transferred to round 86.95 lakh beneficiaries since lockdown in March this 12 months below a number of pension schemes.
On Wednesday, Rs 748 crore was transferred to 49.87 lakh beneficiaries of old-age pension, about Rs 390 crore to about 26 lakh destitute ladies pension, round Rs 163 crore to 11 lakh beneficiaries of Divyangjan pension, about Rs eight crore to 11,324 beneficiaries of leprosy pension, amongst others.
4 The Indian Specific is now on Telegram. Click on right here to affix our channel (@indianexpress) and keep up to date with the most recent headlines
© The Indian Specific (P) Ltd