Pensions were disbursed to 90.7% beneficiaries under YSR Pension Kanuka by 6 pm on Wednesday. The government kept a target to complete the distribution of pensions by December 5.
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Indigenous men have a life expectancy of 71 years and Indigenous women 75 years. That's 8.6 years shorter than other Australian men and 7.8 years shorter than other Australian women.
The enhanced social security pension of Rs 1500 is a threefold increase from the Rs 500 that the BJP-SAD government gave.
Social welfare pensions in Andhra Pradesh are being distributed in 17 different categories such as old age and widow and disabled.
Notices have been issued to them to prove their eligibility on or before June 25, failing which their social security pensions will be stopped from next month.
The Union Finance Minister said to protect the interests of senior citizens, the government has already floated a deposit scheme that guarantees 8-plus per cent interest rate.