The number of beneficiaries under the State Pension Scheme increased from 6,608,71 to 1434314 in two years, claims the state government led by Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

In a statement via press release, the state government claimed that under the Chief Minister State Old Age Pension Scheme, an increase of 5,774,26  of new beneficiaries has been registered in these two years.

Till 31 December 2019, 3,451,68 old people were taking benefits of this scheme. By 28 April 2022 their number had increased to 9,225,94. 

During this period, 5,774,26 new beneficiaries were given the benefit of the scheme. In this way, the number of beneficiaries of Swami Vivekananda Nishakt Swavalamban Protsahan Yojana had increased by 53.92 percent in two years. 

As on 31st December 2019, 87,796 people with disabilities were added, while till 28th April 2022, the numbers turned out to be 1,878,76 . Under the scheme, till April 2022, 1,000,80 new beneficiaries were added. 

As of December 2019, 1,721,96 beneficiaries were getting the benefit of Mukhyamantri Rajya Nirashrit Mahila Samman Pension Yojana, which increased to 2,574,34 by 28 April 2022. Under the scheme, 85, 238 new deserving beneficiaries were added. 

“Thus, 52,336 beneficiaries were availing the benefit of the Mukhyamantri Rajya Aadim Janjaati Pension Yojana till December 2019. Till April 2022, 9,825 new beneficiaries were covered by the scheme”, states the press release. 

At present 62,161 beneficiaries are taking advantage of the given scheme. From December 2019 to April 2022, 874 new beneficiaries were added to the Chief Minister State Pension Scheme for People suffering from HIV/AIDS, increasing their number from 3,375 to 4,249.

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