Saturday, 13 February 2016
Many pensioners using P.O. savings bank - KOCCHI
Nearly 50 per cent of the 2,84,291 persons drawing pension under various schemes in Ernakulam district use the post office savings bank to draw their pension.
There are 1,35,747 persons who use the post office savings bank.
There are 1,03,123 people who use various banks to draw their pension money and 45,421 people get their pension through money orders.
Farm workers, aged persons, physically challenged, widows and spinsters above the age of 50 enjoy pensions paid by the State government.
A statement issued by the Department of Public Relations here said that there was no outstanding pension for those drawing their pension money through money orders or using various banks.The dues to those using the post office savings banks has already been cleared through cheques issued recently.
Source : The Hindu , 9th Feb 2016