Mon, Nov 03, 2014, 06:09 PM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asserted that his government's aim was to take care of the pensioners and ensure that they can lead their lives independently. He was speaking at the Janmabhoomi-Maa Vooru programme at Kurnool. The chief minister said his government had announced a pension of Rs 1000 to senior citizens and Rs 1500 to physically handicapped persons. The CM said the pension amounts will be credited to the bank accounts of the pensioners every month. Later, speaking on the occasion, some pensioners said the enhanced pensions were very beneficial.