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SOCIAL SECURITY PENSION IN THE MONTH OF MAY,2021

Dawn Punjab Bureau / Chandigarh : The Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Chandigarh Administration is implementing the Social Security Pension Schemes viz. Old Age Pension, Financial Assistance to Widows and Destitute Women, Pension to Disabled Persons and Pension to Dependent Children of Widows. The payment under the schemes is being disbursed on monthly basis in Aadhaar seeded bank accounts of the beneficiaries. The Department disbursed the pension amounting to Rs. 312.93 lacs to 28848 beneficiaries under various Pension Schemes in the month of May, 2021. The detail is as under:-

Sr.No. Kind of Pension Total no. of Beneficiaries Total amount disbursed

(In lacs)

1. Old Age Pension 13400 135.15 lacs
2. Financial Assistance to Widows and Destitute Women 9058 91.21 lacs
3. Pension to Disabled Persons 4550 67.79 lacs
4. Pension to Dependent Children of  Widows 1840 18.78 lacs
  Total 28848 312.93 lacs

DP Bureau
Author: DP Bureau

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