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Old age pension: Scheme prima facie 'good', but huge gaps in implementation, says Supreme Court

October 09, 2018 11:41 pm

Former union minister and senior advocate Ashwini Kumar, who has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) concerning old age persons, told the bench that number of senior citizens have increased from 10.38 crore as per 2011 census.

14 states give Rs 500 or less as pension, says report

September 29, 2018 2:43 am

The 14 states include Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, among others. The highest pension of Rs 2,000 per month per person is given by states such as Delhi, Goa, Kerala and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, as per the report.

Form panel to look into pensioner medical claim under CGHS: Supreme Court

April 15, 2018 11:42 am

The court said the claims of pensioners shall be reimbursed within one month from date of application. The court said that the mere fact that the hospital in which a CGHS beneficiary took treatment does not figure in the government order.

Gujarat govt eases norms for old age pension

January 06, 2016 4:00 am

Sources said that presently there are two schemes of old age pension existing in Gujarat — one by the Centre and the other by the state government.

70,000 and still counting... fake old age pensioners

April 08, 2014 6:06 pm

Out of the 2.2 lakh old age pension and other beneficiaries,a whopping 70,000 have been found to be fake or ineligible

Increase old age pension,demand social activists

May 31, 2012 9:51 pm

Social activists Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey today demanded an increase in old age pension "for the dignity" of over 10 crore elderly people.

Monthly old age pension of Rs 200 an insult: Jairam Ramesh

May 20, 2012 8:03 pm

The minister requested the Prime Minister to immediately review the scheme.

UP orders 100% verification of old age pension list

September 03, 2009 4:21 am

Following the detection of large-scale irregularities in the pension scheme for the aged,the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a 100 per cent verification of pensioners’ lists across the state.