Sat, Nov 08, 2014, 01:17 PM
Chief Minister KCR has launched the Aasara pension scheme for the handicapped, old and widows at Kothuru village of Palamuru Mandal in Mahbubnagar District on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that he is happy to start this scheme as per the promise he made during election time. He stated that through this scheme, aged people and widows will get Rs 1000 and the physically handicapped people will get Rs 1500 per month. He added that all previous pensions would not be cancelled and strict measures will be taken to stop misuse of the scheme.