Haryana Tirtha Darshan Yojana
The Haryana government announced a scheme called “Tirtha Darshan” which was announced in the Haryana Assembly. Under this scheme, the government will bear all the expenses of the senior citizen for the pilgrimage of Haryana who is BPL.
The Chief Minister of Haryana ManoharLal Khattar announced the launch of this scheme in the VidhanSabha Assembly during the budget session.
The senior citizens of the state will be able to go on pilgrimage within the country on government expenses, Haryana Tirtha Darshan Yojana.
The Chief Minister ManoharLalKhattar informed the house about the scheme prepared state government, during the ongoing budget session of Haryana VidhanSabha here.
The government would bear the entire cost of the tour of senior citizens belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. This scheme is only for the residents of Haryana.
The senior citizens would be selected for the pilgrimage on the basis of draw of lots. There are more than 400 destinations which can be visited under the scheme.
In the case of a couple, the expenses of the spouse belonging to BPL family would also be borne by the government. They would also be able to take along an assistant. In the case of senior citizens of non-BPL families, the government would bear only 70 percent of the cost.
The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to the senior citizens who are below poverty line. They can go for pilgrimage within the country on government expenses.
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