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CM ASSURES TO RESOLVE ISSUE OF PENSION SCHEME

FOR RETIRED SEAMEN

Date : October 20, 2020

Chief Minister, Dr.Pramod Sawant today assured members of Goan Seamen Association to resolve the issues regarding the pension scheme for retired Seamen/widows. Delegation of Goan Seamen Association of India today submitted a letter to Chief Minister requesting the Government to restart the Scheme.

Retired Seamen/widows were receiving financial help through Goa Welfare Pension Scheme for Seafarers for last 5 years. It was informed that, Scheme has been stopped without intimating the beneficiaries causing the inconvenience to them.

Chief Minister Dr. Sawant gave a patient hearing to the delegation regarding their grievances and assured to resolve the matter at the earliest.  

President, Goan Seamen Association of India, Shri. Frank Viegas and other members were present for the meeting, as informed by the Department of Information and Publicity.

DI/NB/AXP/SF/2020/508 

 

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