'The government should look into the matter so that these people in their old age won't suffer at least by banks'
33 ghost beneficiaries allegedly received government allowances for nine straight years in Tentalapasi Panchayat under Keonjhar’s Harichandanpur block.
The modes of pension payment are monthly, quarterly, half-yearly & yearly.
Puri: The old age pension under various social security schemes are doled out to the persons who have long been dead. The matter sounds strange, but, RTI data revealed a massive scam in the pension scheme in Gop block of Puri district. Rabindra Hota, a resident of Ishanpur panchayat under Gop block who is a […]
Malkangiri: Several beneficiaries of the old-age pension scheme residing in the Bonda Ghati area of Khairaput block have alleged irregularities in the distribution of pensions and demanded a thorough investigation into the illegalities. They alleged that despite the state government’s assurance of providing pension in advance to old age people in view of the Covid-19 […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst chaos following apprehensions over possible shortage of essential commodities after the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State, Odisha government has come up with a clarification urging people not to believe in such rumours. State Food & Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain informed that the government is planning to distribute a 3-months […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday hiked the social security allowance under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement during a programme organised under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ campaign at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar today. As per the announcement which will come into effect from February 15, the […]
Athagarh: Former Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) and Gram Rozgar Sevak (GRS) of Gurudijhatia Gram Panchayat in Athagarh block of Cuttack district landed in trouble after a complaint was registered with police against them for allegedly misappropriating old age pension. As per preliminary investigation, ex-PEO Phakir Jena and GRS Swagatika Mishra allegedly misappropriated pension funds to […]
Bhubaneswar: Despite the existing cash crunch situation, the state government disbursed old age pension, widow pension and disability allowance to beneficiaries of the social security schemes today. The government has made all arrangements for this, said state Finance Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey here on Monday after discussion with senior officials of the RBI and the […]