Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Approves Pension for State’s Transgenders

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approved a scheme to provide a pension of Rs 1500 to transgenders above 18 years of age in the state.

Under this scheme the transgenders will be provided ration cards, plots and scholarships, also skill development for financial stability. After Kerala and Odisha, Andhra Pradesh becomes the next state to sanction pension scheme for the transgender community.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister- N Chandrababu Naidu, Governor- E.S Lakshmi Narasimhan.
Source- DD News