NHRC: Woman was not getting husband’s pension for thirty years, NHRC came into action

The NHRC said in a statement that the woman’s husband was a retired ambulance driver, who served at Safdarjung Hospital here. The NHRC has ensured that a woman gets her family pension, which she was being denied.

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ensured that a woman receives family pension, which was being “denied” for more than 30 years since her husband’s death in 1987. officials said on Monday.

The NHRC said in a statement that the woman’s husband was a retired ambulance driver, who served at Safdarjung Hospital here. The rights panel said that the NHRC has ensured that a woman gets her family pension, which she was being denied.

The Pay and Accounts Office of Safdarjung Hospital has informed the commission that their family pension order has been issued on June 22, 2022.

Now entitled to get a monthly pension of Rs 9,000, the statement said. In addition, payment of arrears of family pension has been allowed with effect from 1st April 2015. The commission had registered the case on 11 March 2021 based on the complaint of the victim.

In response to the commission’s notice, the panel was informed that the file through which the memorandum was issued by the department to the victim had been “destroyed”.

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