Asks government to increase disability pension up to Rs 5000 per month
Srinagar: Hasnain Masoodi, senior leader of the National Congress of Jammu and Kashmir and MP (Anantnag), called on the government on Saturday to extend the date of Aadhaar seeding for disability pensioners.
Expressing concern at the plight of disability pensioners, Mr Massoudi said in a statement issued here that given the ongoing harsh winter season, the government will extend the seeding dates and allow the maximum number of It said that beneficiaries should be able to link their pension accounts. by Aadhaar number.
Until the seeding of Aadhaar, Mr Masoodi called on the government to continue paying out the monthly disability pension recipients.
“It is impossible for a disabled or disabled person to get Adhaar seed in their pension account in such a short time. Not to mention the economic exclusion of thousands of beneficiaries if the process is rushed. Fine-tuning is essential for administration,” he said.
He also lobbied the government to increase disability pensions in view of rising inflation and rising prices. “The financial support given to beneficiaries is too little to cover their nutritional needs, let alone cover their medical expenses. We should increase our monthly aid to people with disabilities,” he added.