Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has approved Rs. 200 increase in Social Security, Pensions and Allowances. Now from 1 November 2018, the amount for Old Age Samman Allowance, Widow Pension, Disabled (Viklang) Pension, Ladli Social Security Allowance will be increased to Rs. 2000 from existing Rs. 1800 per month. This decision of the state govt. will benefit around 26 lakh people.
Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Mr. Krishan Kumar Bedi has given this information on 5 September 2018. The state govt. has given in-principal approval to increase Rs. 200 every year for all kind of social security pensions and allowances.
This decision of Haryana CM will provide a benefit of Rs. 5192.17 lakh per month to the people.
Haryana Old Age / Widow / Disabled Pension Amount Raised to Rs. 2000
In Haryana, the state govt. has hiked the Old Age Samman Allowance, Widow Pension, Disabled Pension, Ladli Social Security Allowance and Allowance to Dwarf and Eunuchs to Rs. 2000 per month (earlier Rs. 1800). After the implementation of this decision, govt. will incur an expenditure of Rs. 20,768.68 lakh on pension for next 4 months (Nov 2018 to Feb 2019).
This decision will benefit a total number of 25,99,606 beneficiaries. Till date, there are 15,70,995 beneficiaries of Old Age Samman Allowance, 6,90,587 beneficiaries of widow pension, 1,53,989 beneficiaries of disabled pension, 35,114 beneficiaries of ladli social security allowance, 28 of dwarf allowance and 30 of eunuch allowance. All these beneficiaries will now get montly pension of Rs. 2000 from 1st November.
In addition to this, the state govt. has also raised the financial assistance for Destitute Children & Non-School Going Disabled Children. The assistance for 1,34,539 Destitute Children will now be increased to Rs. 1,100 from Rs. 990 per month. Moreover, the financial assistance for 10,314 Non-school going Disabled Children would be increased to Rs. 1,400 from Rs. 1,200 per month.
All figures mentioned in this post are taken from the official website of Department of Social Justice in Haryana. This data is accurate and is published on the official website on 6 September 2018 (8 a.m). For more details, visit the official website https://socialjusticehry.gov.in/