Telangana: Differently-abled struggle as Aasara pension scheme ineffective
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Hyderabad, Sept. 1 -- The Aasara pension scheme, supposed to aid among other groups, the disabled, has provided next to nil results. In connection to the same, the Telangana Disabled Welfare Society (TDWS) carried out a protest on Tuesday, in the hopes that it would garner the necessary support to remedy the situation.
However, considering the response of the state in the last three years it is unlikely that the situation will improve. The protestors remarked that over the last three years, the state government has not disbursed funds under the Aasara scheme as a result of which, the disabled community which is supposed to get Rs 3016 is suffering to make their basic ends meet.
Syed Afroz, the president of TDWS has time and again visite...
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