UP govt mulls increase of old-age, widow pensions

Concerned over the price rise, the Uttar Pradesh government said it was considering an increase in old-age and widow pensions.

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2012, 15:56 PM IST

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.

PTI