Social Security

Social security pension: Strong steps on to oust ineligible

5 lakh ineligible persons excluded in past 3 yrs; maximum annual income should be D1 lakh; income certificate to be made mandatory

published on : 3rd September 2022

Rs 1,594.66 crore released by Andhra govt for pensioners

About 2.66 lakh village/ward volunteers will take part in pension disbursement.

published on : 31st August 2022

AP fell short of 1.51 crore e-Shram card target: Centre

Replying to a query by BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao, he said in 10 of the total 26 districts in the State, the coverage is pathetically low and below 30,000.

published on : 5th August 2022

'Be extra vigilant in accepting marriage proposals from those settled, working abroad': Experts

Jose Abraham, also the global president of NGO Pravasi Legal Cell, said he comes across numerous such cases as part of the NGO activities and in the courts.

published on : 30th July 2022

Kerala govt disowns its social security pension firm, withdraws support    

The KSSP raises fund through borrowings for the monthly payment of `1,600 each as social security pension to 52.27 lakh beneficiaries in the state.

published on : 22nd June 2022

1.74 lakh dead pensioners weeded out, Tamil Nadu saves Rs 200 crore

Official sources said Aadhaar and other details were used to remove the names of 1,73,788 deceased people from the list of  beneficiaries. 

published on : 13th June 2022

Outrage over EPF rate cut not justified

The outrage over the recent reduction in the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) interest rate is understandable but not fully justified.

published on : 7th June 2022

Odisha plans to bring special children under normal school fold

The department has a team of special educators who would be roped in for teaching the differently-abled students in normal schools. 

published on : 22nd May 2022

Odisha universities asked to make websites accessible for People with Disabilities

These institutions are Ravenshaw, Sambalpur, Berhampur, Khallikote, Fakir Mohan universities, BPUT and BJB College.

published on : 14th May 2022

Bhubaneswar gets sensory park for differently-abled

The sensory park established as a component of Smart City Project has components meant to keep differently-abled persons of all ages safe while they spend time in this park.

published on : 11th May 2022

OSOU to offer special B.Ed course for tutors

The Odisha State Open University (OSOU) is planning to launch a special B.Ed programme designed to train tutors on the ways to teach differently-abled children.

published on : 5th May 2022

Himachal govt presents Rs 51,365-crore Budget for FY23, special focus on social security

Soon after presenting the Budget, Thakur, responding to a media query, said debt burden on the state rose to Rs 63,200 crore from Rs 55,737 crore in the previous year.

published on : 4th March 2022

No reservation in jobs for person with temporary disabilities: Odisha government

The state government has clarified that other benefits meant for Persons with Disabilities is to be given as long as their disability is not less than 40 per cent.

published on : 27th October 2019