Govt to clear 40000 pending pension cases: Sajjad Lone


Jammu, Feb 5: Minister for Social Welfare, Sajjad Ahmad Lone informed the House that a proposal to clear 40000 pending Old Age Pension (OAP) and Destitute Pension cases have been submitted to the Finance department for clearance in the first instance.
Replying to the question of legislator, Mohammad Shafi, the Minister informed that the proposal is under the consideration of the Department. He further informed that there are 16665 ISSS/NSAP pension cases pending with the department in Uri Constituency.
“The pendency is in all districts of the state due to non-availability of funds”, he informed.