JK News Today
Jammu, May 11 :
To further enhance the public confidence in these challenging times , the Jammu and Kashmir government has announced that senior citizens who lost their only earning hand to Covid-19.
The J&K Government has taken several measures to help those who unfortunately lost their loved ones to #COVID19. Senior citizens who have lost only earning member of the family will be provided special pension for life.— Office of LG J&K (@OfficeOfLGJandK) May 11, 2021
While announcing a series of measures to ease the life in these times across J&K, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that the government has taken several measures to help those who unfortunately lost their loved ones to Covid-19” It is in this line that he announced that senior citizens would get pension for life in case they lost the sole earning hand in their family.
Installments of social welfare schemes like old-age pension, Laadli Beti etc and PMAY, MGNREGA and other welfare schemes will be released immediately.
In these challenging times, the Old-Age Homes, Orphanages will be extended all the support from the government including rations etc.
He said that “Our biggest priority is to defeat this pandemic. I urge all of you to follow Covid appropriate behaviour and get vaccinated. We will soon prevail together over this pandemic”