Social Security Current Affairs - 2019

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All about PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has rolled out registration for the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana to provide old age pension cover to farmers. It is new Central Sector Scheme envisioned with an aim to improve life of small and marginal farmers of the country. It is first of its kind pension coverage Read More…

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Government raises its contribution in National Pension System to 14% from 10%

Union Cabinet has decided to raise contribution of Central Government to National Pension System (NPS) corpus of its employees from 10% to 14%. This will increase in eventual accumulated corpus of all central government employees covered by NPS. There are 18 lakh central government employees at present. The revenue impact from higher government contribution to Read More…

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ESIC wins ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia and Pacific 2018

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) was awarded ISSA (International Social Security Association) ISSA Good Practice Award for Administrative Solution for Coverage Extension at Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and Pacific held at Kuala Lumpur, capital Malaysia. The award was given to ESIC in recognition of its measures taken for extension of coverage Scheme for Read More…

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Atal Pension Yojana’s subscriber base crosses 1 crore mark: PFRDA

According to Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), the subscriber base of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) has crossed 1 crore subscribers mark since its launch in May 2015. Till date, the scheme has collected Rs. 3,950 crore of contribution from subscribers. It has generated around 9.10% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) since inception till Read More…

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EPFO launches View Pension Passbook Service on Umang App

Retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has launched View Pension Passbook Service for pensioners on Umang App. This facility was launched part of EPFO’s plan to go paperless by August this year and provide all services online. It will allow pensioners view their pension passbook on mobile phones with the help of Umang Read More…

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Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana: Cabinet doubles investment limit for senior citizens

The Union Cabinet has approved doubling of investment limit from Rs 7.5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY). It also extended time limits for subscription from ay 2018 to March, 2020. These decisions were taken as part of Government commitment to financial inclusion and social security. It will boost Read More…

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CCEA approves enhancing coverage of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana

The CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved proposal of enhancing scope of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY).  The Central Government will now contribute Employer’s full admissible contribution for first 3 years from date of registration of new employee for all sectors including existing beneficiaries for their remaining period of 3 years. Read More…

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