family pension Current Affairs - 2020

Madhu Babu Pension Scheme: Transgenders to be included

On July 18, 2020, Odisha Government announced that transgenders are to be included under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana. Highlights Madhu Babu Pension Yojana is a social security scheme that was launched in the state of Odisha. Under the scheme, around 5,000 transgenders are to receive Rs 500, Rs 700 and Rs 900 per month as Read More…

Atal Pension Yojana completes 5 years

The “Atal Pension Yojana” launched on May 9, 2015, has completed 5 years of its implementation. The total enrollment under the scheme as on May 9, 2020 was 2,23,54,028. Highlights During the first two years of the launch of the initiative, there were 50 lakh subscribers. In the third year, the numbers doubled with 100 Read More…

Labour Ministry is celebrating Pension Week

The Labor Ministry is celebrating pension week from November 30, 2019 to December 6, 2019 in order to increase enrolments under National Pension Scheme (NPS) for traders and Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM). The aim of the celebration is to enroll 1 crore beneficiaries under PMSYM and 50 lakh beneficiaries under NPS-traders. Highlights The Read More…

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM- SYM)

The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) announced in the interim budget 2019 has been notified by the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Features of the PM-SYM PM-SYM is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme on a 50:50 basis where prescribed age-specific contribution shall be made by the beneficiary and the matching contribution by the Read More…