Pensioners’ meeting

A special meeting to mark the Pensioners’ Day on December 17 was organised by Tamil Nadu Pensioner’s Association here.

District president of the association M. Jayabalan presided over the function. According to a press release, zonal head Surendiran initiated the proceedings and district secretary S. Muthupandian welcomed the gathering.

Many resolutions, including the one demanding an increase in the assistance extended to the families of pensioners who passed away from Rs.50,000 to Rs.1,50,000, were passed at the meeting. Another resolution demanded an increase in the monthly medical assistance given to pensioners, the release said.