Andhra dou­bles pen­sion for el­derly folks to `2,000

DNA (Delhi) - - INDIA -

Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh gov­ern­ment on Fri­day said oldage pen­sion has been dou­bled to Rs 2,000 from Jan­uary ben­e­fit­ting 5.4 mil­lion pen­sion­ers in the state. “In a ma­jor wel­fare move, Andhra Pradesh Chief Min­is­ter N Chan­drababu Naidu an­nounces en­hance­ment of the old-age pen­sions Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 from this Jan­uary,” said an of­fi­cial state­ment.

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