Inquiry ordered into irregularities in widow pension scheme

Last Updated: Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 20:25

Ghaziabad: An inquiry has been ordered
into alleged irregularities into widow pension scheme in
social welfare department here, officials said here.

The issue came to light when one Dharam Pal complained
to the district office that his wife Suhma had been recieving
widow pension by filing a false affidavit that he had died,
they said.

The district welfare officer ordered an inquiry after
preliminary investigations revealed similar cases of women
receiving widow pension by filing false affidavits, the
officials said.


First Published: Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 20:25

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