On March 14, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that his Government has increased the amount given under old age pension to Rs 1500 from Rs 1200.
Further taking it to his twitter handle, “Along with increasing the amount of old age pension to Rs 1500, our government has provided benefits to both eligible husband and wife from this scheme”, CM Dhami tweeted in Hindi.
“We are determined to work for the upliftment of every section of the society with the mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas, added CM Dhami.
Talking about the appointment of health officers in the state, CM Dhami said, “More than 600 community health officers have been appointed by our government in various districts of Uttarakhand”.
“The State Government is constantly working to provide employment to the youth as well as to provide better health facilities to the general public,” he added.
The budget session of the Uttarakhand Legislative assembly begun on March 13, in Bhararisain, Uttarakhand.
Before the assembly proceedings, the Congress MLAs staged a sit-in protest outside the Vidhan Sabha. Congress MLAs demanded that a CBI inquiry should be initiated into alleged irregularities in several recruitment examinations in the state.
Earlier, on March 13, Uttarakhand CM Dhami said the state budget will help in contributing to the state’s development.
“Budget session will start today. Our Government vision for the Uttarakhand state is reflected in this budget. We hope all the leaders will contribute to the development of the state,” he said.
(with inputs from ANI)