Chandigarh.7th April,2021:The Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Chandigarh Administration is implementing the Social Security Pension Schemes viz. Old Age Pension, Financial Assistance to Widows and Destitute Women, Financial Assistance to the Dependent Children of Widows and Pension to Disabled persons. The payment under the schemes is being disbursed on monthly basis in Aadhaar seeded bank accounts of the beneficiaries. The Department disbursed the pension amounting to Rs. 300.99 lacs to 27985 beneficiaries under various Pension Schemes in the month of March, 2021. The detail is as under:-


Sr.No.

Kind of Pension

Total no. of Beneficiaries

Total amount disbursed

(In lacs)

1.

Old Age Pension

12727

127.27 lacs

2.

Financial Assistance to Widows and Destitute Women

8835

88.35 lacs

3.

Financial Assistance to the Dependant Children of Widows

1970

19.70 lacs

4.

Pension to Disabled Persons

4453

65.67 lacs

27985

300.99 lacs