Cabinet approves hike in pension for freedom fighters


NEW DELHI: The annuity given to flexibility contenders and their beneficiaries will be trekked by 20 for each penny after the Union Cabinet today gave its gesture to the proposition. 

In his Independence Day discourse this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that the legislature would build opportunity contenders' benefits. 

Jaya introduces second raised hall of Chennai Metro

"The Prime Minister had reported that the benefits for opportunity contenders or their beneficiaries will be expanded on the premise of 20 for every penny in addition to DA. The proposition has been endorsed," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said after a meeting of the Union Cabinet. 

Tending to the country on the 70th Independence Day from the Red Fort, Modi had said: "The legislature is finding a way to build the annuity for opportunity warriors by 20 for every penny. So the individuals who are accepting Rs 25,000, will now get Rs 30,000. This is a little demonstration of worship for my benefi

For more latest hindi news click here