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Sunday, 29 March 2020 3.36 AM IST

Govt with a helping hand for senior citizens, all welfare pensions increased

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Finance Minister Dr Thomas Isaac presenting the state budget for the year 2020-2021 informed that all welfare pensions have been increased. All welfare pensions like old age, widow pension etc have been hiked by Rs 100. The beneficiaries will now get Rs 1,300 monthly.

Isaac while presenting the budget said more than 3 lakh senior citizens have been given welfare pension. The previous UDF government had distributed Rs 9311 crore for welfare pension. The LDF Government led by Pinarayi Vijayan has spent more than 22,000 crore on welfare pension in the last four years, Isaac said during budget presentation.

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