4.5 lakh physically disabled people getting pension in Telangana

Telangana minister Jogu Ramanna said that the state government has been providing monthly pension of Rs 1500 for physically disabled people in the state.

Ramanna said that 4.5 lakh physically disabled people in the state are covered under the Aasara scheme.

The state government has taken different measures to improve the lives of people with disabilities.

Access to education, employment, rehabilitation and social security for the welfare of the disabled have been provided in the state, said the minister.

On the issue of a separate ministry for the disabled, the minister said it will be discussed with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao soon.