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Uttarakhand Cabinet approved pension scheme for farmers

Jun 9, 2014 17:17 IST

Uttarakhand Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Harish Rawat on 5 June 2014 approved two schemes namely pension scheme for farmers and scheme to air-lift doctors to remote areas of the state. The schemes were approved in a Cabinet meet held in Almora.

Under the pension scheme all farmers of the state who farms on two hectare piece of land will get 800 rupees per month as a pension. Whereas, under scheme to air-lift doctors  the air-lifted doctors and pharmacists will attend patients for a month and then will be replaced by another group of doctors.


Apart from this, the government also constituted a committee led by State Finance Minister Indira Hridyesh to look into suggestions to increase the honorarium of Ayurvedic and Homeopathic doctors.

Some other approvals were

• Grant of 50 crore rupees to Gairsain development authority
• Grant of 50 crore rupees each to Purola and Almora to conserve their rich religious and cultural heritage

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