UP govt hiked old age pension
13, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Uttar Pradesh Government has hiked old-age pension in the age group 60 to 79 years by Rs.100 monthly.
- Now the old-age pensioners would receive 500 rupees per month from the existing 400 rupees.
- The 100-rupee hike would be enforced from January 2019.
- The newly hiked pension will benefit around 44.21 lakh people in the state.