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Despite serious financial crisis, Kerala LDF government has sanctioned Rs. 1,114 crore for payment of Social Security Pension to 37.02 lakh persons, those senior citizens who are not getting pension otherwise.

Out of this, 19.29 lakh persons will be paid through accounts, while 17.73 lakh persons will be paid at their homes. Government has taken decision earlier to pay the pension at their homes as a special case.

The special consideration to the senior citizens by the Kerala Government is to be appreciated.