Keeping up another promise, the TRS Government today released funds to provide immediate financial aid to Physically handicapped, old, widows and toddy tappers.
The government has issued orders releasing Rs 18.99 crores towards pension for Physically handicapped, Rs 37.87 crores towards pension for old age and widows. It also released Rs 98 lakhs towards pensions for toddy tappers and Rs 9 lakhs for aids’ victims.
It may be noted here that the government has already stated that it will give all pensions to beneficiaries from Dasara festival. Subsequently, handicapped persons will get Rs 1500, old aged and widows get Rs 1000.