Etah: Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Monday distributed cheques to 500 beneficiaries under the Samajwadi Pension Yojna here.
Yadav also distributed identity cards and passbooks to benficiaries in the ceremony.
The minister said the state government was working for the progress of the poor and weaker sections of the society. He claimed that the government has fulfilled all the promises made to the people during the last 3 years.
He said Uttar Pradesh was on a path of progress and expressed confidence that the Samajwadi Party would be successful in the elections of 2017.
Yadav also distributed 25 bicycles to the handicapped and participated in a Zila Yojana Samiti.