Pensioners for hike in Medical Allowance

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 1: A meeting of pensioners was held under the chairmanship of Roshan Lal Raina here today in which important points regarding pensioners, Government employees and relief holders were discussed thoroughly.
The meeting said since J&K has become a Union Territory all the benefits of Government employees and pensioners which they get in other UTs should be given in J&K also. It demanded that Medical Allowance of pensioners and Government employees be made at par with other UTs with retrospective effect.
The meeting, while discussing problems of relief holders demanded that cash assistance of pensioners be enhanced to Rs 20,000 per month per family.


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