In order to provide social security to all weaker sections of the society, the old age pension, widow pension and disability pension have been increased to Rs 1200 per month and every year there would be increase of Rs 200 in these pensions.
A provision has been made to provide pension to beneficiaries through banks.
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi started ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’ on August 28, 2014 in order to link all Indians with bank account facilities. Under this, bank accounts with zero balance of economically weaker families were being opened with accidental insurance cover worth Rs one lakh.
On the occasion of birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratana, Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Bharat Ratana Mr Madan Mohan Malaviya, on December 25 were celebrated as ‘Governance Day’.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanati on October 31 was celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’.