The Himachal Pradesh Pensioners Welfare Association has urged the government to allocate sufficient funds so that the medical claims of pensioners can be cleared regularly.
In response to repeated correspondence to the state government, chief spokesperson for the association PC On Saturday, Oberoi said the reason for pending medical claim of retirees in almost every department was the delay in the sanction of funds to the heads of various offices.
Oberoi added that bed-ridden patients were the worst affected as the funds were not being allocated as per the requirement of medical bills. He urged the government to think through the matter. — The Tribune