Contributory Pension Scheme boosted with Rs.2000 for Journalists in Kerala

March 5, 2017 | By admin scheme | Filed in: kerla.

Good News – Under the Contributory Pension Scheme State government of Kerala has increased the pension for journalists only  by  RS.2000. An amount of Rs 3 crore has been earmarked for Media Academy and Rs 5 lakh for Kesari Journalsit Trust in the Kerala Budget 2017-18 for Contributory Pension Scheme .

 This raised has also be given on certain conditions. The condition for granting the fellowship under Contributory Pension Scheme is that the arists shall volunteer to conduct aristic activities including imparting training in art in association with the institutions like schools and community centers under Local Self governments.

Most government-related communication will go online to ensure transparency. About 20 lakh poor families in the state will be given free Internet. The K-phone project will facilitate internet access at all places and budgetary allocation has been provided for the same. With this initiative, Kerala will become the first state in the country to make internet connection a right for all citizens under Contributory Pension Scheme .

Following announcements was also maid under launch Contributory Pension Scheme 

  • Water taxis will be soon introduced on the Alapuzha-Ernakulam route
  •  38 boat jetties to be linked with the Kochi Metro.
  • A special passenger tourist service to begin from Ashtamudi.

Stay connected for further updates under Contributory Pension Scheme .


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