Uttarakhand: 53,000 Disabled And Widows Lose Their Pension Owing To Lack Of Aadhaar


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53,000 people in Uttarakhand lose pension for the lack of Aadhaar card, said a report by The Times of India. According to documents accessed by the publication, out of 59,081 people who draw disability pension in Uttarakhand, 5,424 have not got a single penny of pension since October 2016.
Out of 4.2 lakh old-age pension beneficiaries, 36,060 pensioners have not received their pension owing to the lack of Aadhaar card. Same holds true for 12,047 of the 1.48 lakh widows eligible for a pension haven’t received their pension yet.

Source : https://thelogicalindian.com/news/uttarakhand-disabled-widows-aadhaar/

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