Speaker Vishveshwara Hegde Kageri on Monday pulled up the federal government over delay in delivering social security pension to beneficiaries.
The difficulty got here up throughout the federal government’s reply to a call-attention discover tabled by JD(S) member Ravindra Srikantaiah, who mentioned that elected representatives have been flooded with complaints of beneficiaries not getting social security pension frequently.
Replying on behalf of Revenue Minister R. Ashok, Housing Minister V. Somanna defined that reforming the disbursal system had come in the way in which of normal funds.
Taking exception to this, Mr. Kageri mentioned that it was a sign of how the federal government’s administrative equipment was not functioning successfully. Improving the system needn’t imply that there ought to be delay in offering pension to beneficiaries, he mentioned. Attributing the delay in disbursal of pension to the lacunae in the executive system, he mentioned it will be an injustice to poor beneficiaries if it was not rectified.
Earlier, Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah too had expressed concern over the delay in cost of social security pension.
Responding to this, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa mentioned measures can be taken instantly to launch cash.