Monday, June 17, 2019

Bihar first state to launch universal old-age pension scheme

Bihar on Friday became the first state to launch a universal old-aged pension scheme. Each person at the age of 60 years and above, will get a sum of Rs 400 per month, and each one above 80 years will receive a sum of Rs 500 directly in their bank account, irrespective of their financial, family or case status. The idea of ths scheme came from demands of villagers that were not in any old-age pension programmes. Read More