Sex workers want to be treated as equal citizens

On the occasion of the International Sex Workers Day, sex workers from across the country demanded that they be treated as equal citizens so that they can access various social entitlements offered to citizens in general.

UP government woos voters with pension scheme

In a bid to woo electorate ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Uttar Pradesh government today announced to launch "samajwadi pension scheme" which will benefit over 40 lakh families.

Elderly people meet Rahul, ask for revamp in pension scheme

A delegation of elderly people from the Pension Parishad led by rights activist Aruna Roy met Rahul Gandhi to apprise him of their long standing demands of revamp in old age, widow and disabled pension scheme.

UP to give pension to Muzaffarnagar riot victims

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give "special pension" to people affected in the violence in Muzaffarnagar.

One Rank One Pension: Cabinet approves Rs 2,300 cr plan for ex-armed forces

The Armed forces have been agitating for One Rank One Pension scheme for quite some time now.

Pension scheme for overseas Indian workers to take

A meeting of Indian Ambassadors has been convened on Monday to discuss measures to fast track the pension scheme for overseas Indian workers.

Pension scheme launched for contractual teachers

The state government on Wednesday launched a pension scheme for over 2.5 lakh contractual teachers in Bihar with prospective effect from January, 2013.

Left,BJP strike against pension scheme affects govt offices

The one-day token strike by service organisations owing allegiance to Left parties and BJP against state govt`s decision to introduce PPS, affected govt offices.

New pension scheme for Kerala government employees

Kerala has replaced the statutory pension scheme with the contributory pension scheme for its new employees joining from next fiscal.

UP govt decides to launch new pension scheme

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to launch a pension scheme covering 25.57 lakh families which would be given Rs 400 per month.

Tripura Left front for pension scheme for journos

Tripura government on Tuesday announced a pension scheme for the accredited journalists of the state.

Pension of Rs 200 an insult to dignity: Jairam

Jairam wrote to PM after activist and National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy petitioned him on the issue.

Pension scheme for Panchayat teachers: Nitish

In a novel initiative, Bihar Chief
Minister Nitish Kumar announced that his government
would introduce pension scheme under the purview of ongoing
mirco pension scheme for milk producing farmers in the state.

China extends pension scheme to 130 million rural people

In a bid to strengthen its social
security system, China has extended government-subsidised
pension scheme to 130 million rural Chinese in 320 counties
nationwide.

6,467 militancy victims brought under pension scheme purview

As many as 6,467 militancy victims
in Jammu and Kashmir have been brought under the purview of
the pension scheme, state Social Welfare Minister Sakina Itoo
said Saturday.

Maintenance fee of low-cost pension scheme to be below Rs 100

The account maintenance charges
of the proposed low-cost pension scheme would be drastically
reduced to provide safety to people in the unorganised sector
at affordable prices, interim regulator PFRDA said.