Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday introduced improve in all month-to-month social safety pensions, together with the previous age pension, from 2,000 to 2,250.

Since 2015, the state authorities has applied a rise of 200 in social safety pensions yearly. The previous age pension which was 1,000 in 2014 was elevated within the final 5 years on the fee of 200 yearly.

BJP’s coalition companion, the Jannayak Janta Occasion (JJP) had promised an bold improve within the month-to-month previous age pension from the prevailing 2,000 to 5,100. The BJP leaders, alternatively, had spoken about plans to extend the previous age pension to 3,000 per 30 days in the course of the meeting election marketing campaign.

Whereas addressing a press convention right here, Khattar stated the choice will put a further monetary burden of about 70 crore per 30 days on the state exchequer.

The CM additionally introduced to reinforce the month-to-month pension of staff of above 60 years of age and registered below the Constructing and Different Building Employees Welfare Board from 2,500 to 2,750. The rise in these pensions will likely be relevant with impact from January 1, 2020. At current, about 28 lakh beneficiaries are getting the advantage of these pensions, he stated.

The CM stated it has additionally been determined that at any time when the previous age pension quantity is hiked sooner or later, pension of staff can even be enhanced by the Constructing and Different Building Employees Welfare Board to make sure that the pension of staff remained 500 greater than the previous age pension.

Khattar additionally introduced {that a} reservation coverage will likely be applied within the publish graduate or MD programs in medical in addition to dental faculties of the state from the subsequent tutorial session. At current, no such reservation coverage is applied in these establishments.

He added that 2020 will likely be noticed as ‘Sushashan Sankalp Varsh’ ( Good Governance Resolve 12 months).

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