Widow's Allowance

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Widow's Allowance

In probate, a portion of a decedent's estate that a court allows the surviving spouse to use to provide for his/her needs until the case is settled and property is distributed.
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Now, the government is providing old-age allowance, widow allowance, allowances for divorced women, disabled allowance, distressed women allowance, poor pregnant women's allowance, and remuneration for financially insolvent freedom fighter.
Around 126 public services have been notified under the Act which include water and electric connections, various government schemes like the widow allowance and pension schemes, caste and property certificates, and legal agriculture documents among others.
Borisov stated that if all companies who had made some profits in the past year demanded them back, then tere would be no way of increasing pensions, maternity allowances, widow allowances, minimal wages, etc., and at the same time allocating money for infrastructure development.
Chairman of National Human Rights Commission Kazi Reazul Hoque said that Bangladesh has advanced few steps ahead regarding establishing human rights as the coverage of the various social safety net programmes has been widened including the facilities of old age allowances, widow allowances, stipends and the facilities for the physically, mentally challenged and differently able people.
Thus, about 700 000 people, or one-third of the 2 million pensioners in Bulgaria, will get an increase of their monthly widow allowances by between BGN 15 and BGN 40.