Gujjars to be considered under BPL category: Bahuguna

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Saturday announced to set up a 15-member committee to address the problems of Gujjar community members, besides providing them facilities like food security, pension, scholarships as under the BPL category.

Govt lowers pension age limit for BPL category

An additional 72.32 lakh
persons in the age group of 60-64 years and living below the poverty line will get pension benefits with the Government today lowering the age limit to 60.