Haryana mulling pension to spouse of deceased women staff: CM

Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday told the state assembly that his government is contemplating granting pension to the spouse of its deceased women employees from next year.

Khattar gave the information while replying to a question raised by legislator Ravinder Macchrouli.

Till now, only widows of state government employees were eligible for pension on the death of their husbands.