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Social Welfare Department Stopped Distributing Pensions

The  Social Welfare Department has stopped disbursement of pension to 60,000 beneficiaries.

The social welfare department will verify the names of the beneficiaries from the Central pool. It was alleged that several beneficiaries had multiple pension cards.Both the Centre and the state contribute towards the pension scheme.Around Rs 800 crore is spent annually on the pension scheme by the government.

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