Uttarakhand govt’s New Year gift to old-age citizens, widows; pension hiked from Rs 1200 to Rs 1400
The Uttarakhand government has increased the old-age pension and widow pension from Rs 1200 to Rs 1400.
New Delhi: The Uttarakhand government, on Friday (December 31), increased the old-age pension and widow pension from Rs 1200 to Rs 1400. The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting which was held earlier today.
The Pushkar Singh Dhami-led government, in the cabinet meeting, also decided to give maternity leave to the guest female teachers. Apart from this, the state cabinet has also taken the decision to establish a law college in Tehri Garhwal’s Narendra Nagar. Also Read: Using ATM beyond free transactions to get expensive from Jan 1; check new charges
The cabinet has also taken a decision to exempt the property tax for 10 years on the houses constructed in the areas expanded by the municipal bodies. The Uttarakhand is slated to go to the Assembly polls next year. Also Read: Competition Comm orders probe against Apple for alleged unfair business practices