RELIEF FOR OLD AGE AND WIDOWS IN NEW DELHI

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The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday decided that Aadhaar card won’t be required to get to the advantages of widow , seniority , disable `people pensions.

“Numerous individuals confront issues because of the powerlessness of banks to connect Aadhaar with their financial balance. The Cabinet has chosen to delink Aadhaar from the dowager and age-old benefits,” said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who led the bureau meeting.

There have been reports of hardship being looked by individuals because of Aadhaar verification. As indicated by government information, 33,191 maturity benefits recipients and 9,799 handicap annuity recipients were not ready to take the improved benefits in view of fundamental issues of the banks and additionally the office.

“Presently recipients would not be punished for framework related reasons. They will get the improved benefits and additionally annuity at old rates, ceased because of absence of Aadhaar,” Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said.

The upgraded benefits will be transmitted from April 2018 to all recipients who are getting the annuity on old rates.

The Supreme Court had likewise scrutinized the compulsory utilization of Aadhaar card for drawing annuity prior this year.

Delhi’s Department of Social Welfare has executed various plans of money related help, including maturity benefits and inability annuity, where sums were credited to ledgers of the recipients on a repeating premise.

Under the seniority benefits, began in 1975 for individuals having a family salary of Rs 100,000 or less per annum, Rs 2,000 every month is given to individuals somewhere in the range of 60 and 69 years and Rs 2,500 every month to individuals who are 70 years or more.

The division has transmitted help to 4.18 lakh recipients for April-May 2018.

Under the incapacity benefits, began in 2006, help is given to all people the inability between 0-60 years and with a family pay of Rs 100,000 or less per annum.

The office has dispatched help of Rs 2,500 every month to 77,542 recipients for April-May 2018.

The Delhi Cabinet in 2016 had made Aadhaar compulsory for benefiting monetary help plans for every one of the recipients – new and existing.

This isn’t the first run through the Delhi Cabinet has de-connected the Aadhaar for a plan. In February, the Cabinet ruled against making Aadhaar required for the conveyance of proportion in the national capital.

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