UP govt to consider increase of old-age,widow pensions

Concerned over the price rise,UP govt says it is considering an increase in old-age,widow pensions.

Written by Agencies | Lucknow | Published: June 8, 2012 5:19:00 pm

Concerned over the price rise,the Uttar Pradesh government today said it was considering an

increase in old-age and widow pensions.

The government,in reply to a question raised by BJP MLA Shyamdeo Roy Chowhdury in the state Assembly,said that it was considering increasing old-age and widow pensions,which had not been increased since 2007.

Minister Balram Singh Yadav said that discussions were going on with the Finance department for increasing the pensions.

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