As a part of its welfare measure and social safety net strategy,the Telangana government has introduced the “Aasara” pensions,with a view to ensure secured life with dignity for all the poor.”Aasara pension scheme is meant to protect the most vulnerable sectors of society in particular the old and the infirm,people with HIV-AIDS,widows incapacitated weavers and toddy tappers,who have lost their means of livelihood with growing age,in order to support their day to day minimum needs required to lead a life of dignity and social security.
The Telangana Government introduced “Aasara”- a new pension scheme – enhancing the monthly pension for the old aged,widows,weavers,toddy tappers,AIDS patients and elephantiasis patients,physically disabled and beedi workers.
similarly ,the monthly pension amount for the differently abled will be enhanced from the existing Rs 1.500 to Rs 3,016 Further ,the minimum age limit for old-age pensioners has been revised from 60 years to 57 years.
Old people,Widows,Elephantiasis patients,AIDS afflicted people,physically disabled,beedi workers
A new pension scheme increasing the monthly pension
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