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UP govt mulls increase of old-age, widow pensions

Last Updated: Friday, June 8, 2012 - 15:56

Lucknow: Concerned over the price rise, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday said it was considering an increase in old-age and widow pensions.
The government, in reply to a question raised by BJP MLA Shyamdeo Roy Chowhdury in the state Assembly, said that it was considering increasing old-age and widow pensions, which had not been increased since 2007.
Minister Balram Singh Yadav said that discussions were going on with the Finance department for increasing the pensions.


First Published: Friday, June 8, 2012 - 15:56

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