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Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Launches NTR Bharosa Pension

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 02-07-2024
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Launches NTR Bharosa Pension Government Scheme 4 min read

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched the NTR Bharosa pension scheme in the state on 1 July 2024 by personally delivering the pension amount to a beneficiary at their house. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led government, which was sworn in on 12 June 2024, was fulfilling one of its election promises. 

TDP president and Andhra Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu launched the scheme at 6 a.m. on 1 July 2024 at Penumaka village of Tadepalli block in Amaravati.

Pawan Kalyan, Deputy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, also participated in the pension distribution programme at Gollaprolu village in his Pithapuram constituency.

All the cabinet members and MLAs of the ruling alliances participated in the launch of the pension scheme in their respective constituencies.

About NTR Bharosa Pension Scheme

The NTR Bharosa Scheme is a social security scheme of the Andhra Pradesh government. During the recent assembly election, N Chandrababu Naidu promised to increase the amount paid under the social security scheme.

The state cabinet approved the scheme with an enhanced pension on 24 June 2024.

  • Under the NTR Bharosa pension scheme, the pension for old-aged people, widows, weavers, toddy tappers, fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers, transgenders and artists has been increased from Rs 3,000 to Rs 4,000 per month.
  • Pension for the disabled and multi-deformity leprosy patients has been increased from Rs 3,000 to Rs 6,000 per month. 
  • The pension amount has been increased from Rs 5,000 to Rs15,000 for fully disabled people confined to beds or wheelchairs and those with severe muscular dystrophy.
  •  It has also been enhanced from Rs 5,000 to 10,000 for people suffering from chronic diseases like kidney diseases and thalassemia.
  • According to the Andhra Pradesh government, Rs4,408 crore was distributed as pensions among 6.531 million beneficiaries of 28 different categories at their doorstep on 1 July 2024.

The chief minister also announced that the state government would soon receive the Amma canteen in the state, and food would be provided at Rs 5 to the people.

About N T Rama Rao

  • Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR, was a famous Telugu film actor and producer. 
  • He founded the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in 1982 to protect the interests of the Telugu-speaking people.
  • He was the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh three times (1983–84, 1984–89, and 1994–95).
  • N. Chandrababu Naidu is his son-in-law. In August 1995, he succeeded NTR as the leader of the TDP and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.


Answer: Andhra Pradesh government.

Answer: N Chandrababu Naidu.

Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Penumaka village of Tadepalli block in Amaravati.
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