The BJP-led Tripura authorities has doubled social safety pension for every beneficiary to Rs 2,000 per 30 days. Chief Minister Manik Saha made the announcement of mountain climbing the pension throughout a ‘Prati Ghore Sushashon’ occasion held on the event of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan in Agartala Saturday.
Notably, the ruling BJP-IPFT alliance had promised to hike the month-to-month beneficiary pension to Rs 2,000 previous to the final Assembly elections in 2018.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister mentioned: “After our government came to power, the social security pension of Rs 700 was increased to Rs 1,000. We are announcing to hike it to Rs 2,000 from today. It will come into effect right away.”
“We have started observing Prati Ghore Sushashon on PM Modiji’s birthday,” he added.
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According to official knowledge, the Tripura authorities presently runs 32 social safety pensions benefiting a complete of three.89 lakh households throughout the state.
The state authorities mentioned the ‘Prati Ghore Sushashon’ marketing campaign will run for 3 months until November and guarantee door-step supply of main central and state government-run schemes. Developmental works in each rural and concrete areas will even be undertaken as a part of the marketing campaign.
A authorities supply mentioned camps and gala’s shall be held at totally different ranges to assist folks get higher entry to numerous public schemes.
At the occasion, CM Saha additionally launched an assault on the erstwhile Left Front authorities saying, “The previous government was limited to meetings and rallies alone. We have come out of that culture and have focused on development. We don’t want to do negative publicity. There’s no point in confusing people, when we can reach them all through work.”
Chief Minister Saha Saturday additionally thanked the Centre for being ‘liberal’ in allocating funds for Tripura and added that his authorities is establishing new diploma faculties and a medical school on the traces of AIIMS within the north-eastern state.
He mentioned all his ministers are being “watched” to make sure that they carry out. The chief minister additional mentioned that the Centre was equally retaining a watch on the efficiency of the state authorities.
Saha changed fellow BJP chief Biplab Kumar Deb as Tripura chief minister in May this 12 months. No obvious cause, nonetheless, was cited by the saffron get together or the federal government for the change in management.