Chandigarh, July 27
The individuals with greater than 70 per cent incapacity will get double the pension from this month.
Yashpal Garg, Secretary, Division of Social Welfare, UT, stated: “Individuals with under 40 per cent and above incapacity are paid Rs1,000 monthly, whereas these with 70 per cent and above incapacity will get Rs2,000 a month.”
The Centre for Human Proper Initiative, Coaching and Analysis Affiliation (CHITRA) stated the pension concerning disabled individuals having greater than 70 per cent incapacity, which was elevated from Rs1000 monthly to Rs2000 monthly from April 1, 2016, onwards, was mendacity pending.
TC Gupta, president, CHITRA, Chandigarh, took up the matter with Garg to implement the choice in letter and spirit. — TNS