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'Pensions linked to Aadhar Card’, says Minister for Rural Development Mrunalini


July 22, 2014 - Hyderabad

Minister for Rural Development, Housing and Sanitation K Mrunalini said on Tuesday that the new pension scheme will come into force from October 2.

Mrunalini said that with the new system, nearly 43 lakh persons would get benefitted and the pension system will be linked to Aadhar.

The Minister said that pension will be paid to those who have Aadhar cards and the issue of Aadhar cards would be completed by August end. She said that Rs.3788 cores budget was there and the Centre will sanction 9 lakh pensions.

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