Port Blair, Sept 01: Highlighting the problems being faced by old age, widow, specially-abled and destitute people of these Islands the Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has written a letter to the Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, requesting the release of pension for old age, widow, specially-abled and destitute people in the first week of every month.
In a letter addressed to the Lt. Governor, the Member of Parliament today mentioned that it has been brought to his notice that since last few months the release of pension for old age, widow, specially-abled and destitute people has been delayed, which has caused huge hardship to them.
The MP pointed out that most of the people under this category are completely dependent on the pension amount released by Administration for their monthly expenditures like food and room rents and delay in the release of the pension amount, brings huge problems for them.
Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma added that if pension amounts are credited to their account, in the first week of every month, they will be in a better position to plan their expenditure and survive in society with full confidence and dignity.