The Haryana government has announced a monthly pension of Rs.2,750 for unmarried men and women aged 45-60 with an annual income of less than 1.80 lakhs. Widower men aged 40-60 with an annual income of less than Rs 3 lakh will also be eligible for the pension.
From next month, unmarried people between the age of 45 and 60 years in Haryana will be getting a monthly pension of Rs 2,750, provided their annual income is less than Rs 1.8 lakh, announced Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Thursday. The pension will also be applicable to widowers and widows of the same age group whose annual income is not above Rs 3 lakh.
Giving the logic behind these decisions, CM Khattar said, “In case of a single man or woman, he or she has certain personal needs that shall get some help from the government’s side with this monthly pension”.
The state government shall additionally bear an expense of around Rs 240 crore with the pension scheme, the CM said.
According to data, there are 65,000 unmarried men and women and 5,687 widowers/ widows in the state who fall in the specified age/income bracket.
Khattar said that once these beneficiaries attain the age of 60 years, they would automatically start getting the old age pension, provided they fulfill the annual income criteria for the old age pension scheme.
In another announcement, the chief minister said that from Monday, all the registered deeds shall automatically be followed by mutations. “Earlier, people had to wait for several months, sometimes even years to get the mutation done. But, with this new mechanism, once a registered deed is done, it would be put up on the web portal of the state government. Anybody can see it on the portal. In case, anybody wants to raise an objection against this sale deed that is registered, he can do so within 10 days. If there is no objection received on the portal within 10 days,the mutation shall automatically be done,” Khattar said.