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Sukhu meets Prez Murmu, V-P Dhankhar to discuss pension schemes in Delhi

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Monday called on the President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar

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Sukhu meets Prez Murmu, V-P Dhankhar to discuss pension schemes in Delhi
Sukhu meets Prez Murmu, V-P Dhankhar to discuss pension schemes in Delhi

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Monday called on the President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar.

"Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu called on Smt Droupadi Murmu, at today. It was a courtesy call. This is his first meeting with the after becoming the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh," said the Chief Minister's office.

He also meet Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, added the CMO.

The month-old Congress government in Himachal Pradesh has fulfilled a key poll promise, with the Cabinet, at its first meeting, deciding to provide the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) to all government employees, covered under the defined contributory pension scheme or National Pension System (NPS), on the pattern of party-ruled Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

This will benefit about 1.36 lakh NPS employees, as per official statement.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, January 23 2023. 15:21 IST

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