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Plans to raise pension for disabled, widow, sr citizens: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 14:53

Government plans to increase pension for disabled, widow and senior citizens besides making changes in the eligibility criteria for pension payment, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday.

Old age pension may be linked with inflation index: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 15:19

Old age pension is likely to be linked with inflation index on the pattern of MNREGA besides being made universal by doing away with APL and BPL criteria, the government today informed Rajya Sabha.

Old age pension may be linked with inflation index: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 14:11

Old age pension is likely to be linked with inflation index on the pattern of MNREGA besides being made universal by doing away with APL and BPL criteria, the government today informed Rajya Sabha.

Govt likely to push pension reforms

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 18:57

Seeking to dispel the impression of policy inaction, the government is likely to give a push to pension sector reform by approving changes in the proposed PFRDA Bill so that it can be taken up by Parliament for the passage in the Monsoon session next month.

Sonia assures help to pension activists

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 20:59

Sonia Gandhi assured activists demanding review of the old age pension scheme that she will refer it to the government.

Old age pension of Rs 200 an insult: Jairam Ramesh

Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 21:55

The monthly pension of Rs 200 given to the elderly is "an insult to the dignity of an individual", rural development minister Jairam Ramesh said.

Ramesh against poverty criteria in old age pension

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 15:40

Recommending removal of poverty line criteria while implementing the Old Age Pension scheme, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said such conditions have harmed eligibility of some deserving families.

Universal old age pension sought for elderly citiz

Last Updated: Friday, May 04, 2012, 17:29

A group of activists demanded that the Centre constitute a universal non-contributory old age pension system for all senior citizens above 55 years.

Old-age pension hiked for those who cross 75

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 05, 2011, 00:35

Old-age pensioners attaining age of 75 and above in the city will get monthly pension of Rs 1,500 instead of existing Rs 1,000.

Delhi: Old-age pension to go into bank a/c only

Last Updated: Monday, January 17, 2011, 22:24

In an effort to streamline the old-age pension disbursal system, Delhi Government Monday decided to completely do away with paying the monthly emolument through post offices and instead it will be given through banks only.