Pension scheme planned for the disabled in Pune

Municipal authorities in Pune plan to start a pension scheme of Rs 1,500 per month to disabled adult people.

The scheme is as per the decision by the state government to keep 3% of its yearly budget for the welfare of disabled people living in urban areas.

Social groups have also asked for such demands for the benefit of the disabled.

As per the plan, disabled people living in Pimpri Chinchwad above 18 years of age and with a disability of above 40% will be qualified for the pension scheme.

The plan will be started after the approval and suggestions of the higher officials.

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