2.06 lakh persons only received Out of 3.50 lakh. The touts are charging Rs 50 to Rs 100 for filling up the forms allegedly backed by some TRS leaders, are collecting Rs 1,000 to Rs 3,000 from the old, disabled and the widows.
Hundreds of applicants protested in front of the district collectorate on Monday. “There is no need to worry. We will sanction pensions to all the eligible persons” project director of Indira Kranthi Patham P. Venkatesham said.
“Pension applicants should not give money to anyone in this regard and stringent action will be initiated against middlemen” Mr Venkatesham said.
Local leaders are asking bribe to get his father name enlisted, a resident of Kamareddy said.