Aasra Pension: Additional amount to be paid from April

Hyderabad: In order to fulfill one of its election promises, Govt. of Telangana has decided to enhance the amount of Aasra Pension from April 2019.

Mr. KCR has instructed the officials to take necessary steps in this regard.

Earlier, Rs. 1000 used to be paid. These pensioners will now receive Rs. 2016 whereas handicapped persons will get Rs. 3016.

Govt. has identified 20 lakh more beneficiaries in addition to the existing 40 lakh persons.

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