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TNSTC pensioners plea to Finance Minister

TNSTC pensioners plea to Finance Minister

The Transport Corporation pensioners welfare association state president D Kathiresan met Finance Minister  Thangam Thennarasu and Government Secretaries at the Secretariat and appealed to them to grant DA benefit for pensioners which was not given for the past 90 months causing great hardship to the senior citizens and their families. The minister assured to take necessary action.  Later, he submitted a petition regarding the allowance to the CM's private secretary B. Umanath who assured to take up the issue to the CM as over Rs 4000 cr is needed to settle the arrears. Then, he met Transport Secretary K. Panindra Reddy on the issue. During the meeting, the association's vice presidents K. G. R. Murthy, V. Pechiyappan, deputy general secretary K. Kumaravel, deputy secretary N. Loganathan and others were present.