Elderly, widows to get 3 months' pension in advance

Elderly, widows to get 3 months' pension in advance

The Centre will give three months' pension in advance to 3 cr. widows, senior citizens and differently-abled by April amid the Covid-19 lockdown. As per NSAP, senior citizens 60-79 yrs get Rs 200/month and above 80 get Rs 500/month; 40-79 yrs widows get Rs 300/month and above 80 get Rs 500; up to 70 yrs differently-abled get Rs 300/month and above 80 get Rs 500.