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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme announced

The Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme in the Interim Budget 2019 for workers in the unorganized sector.
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme announced

Details about the Scheme:

  • Under the Scheme, an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 per month will be provided to workers in the unorganised sector after 60 years of age.
  • To avail of the Scheme, workers will have to contribute a minimal Rs 100 month per month.
  • The Scheme is expected to benefit 10 crore workers.
  • This new pension Scheme will run alongside the existing Atal Pension Yojana, which guarantees returns post-retirement.

One must know:

  • The scheme is touted as to become the world's biggest pension scheme for the unorganized sector in five years.
  • The scheme is designed as a tribute to the workers in the unorganized sector who contribute around 50 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Question:

Q. The Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced which scheme in the Interim Budget 2019 for workers in the unorganized sector?
a. Pradhan Mantri Shramic Mandhan Scheme
b. Pradhan Mantri Shram Jeevi Mandhan Scheme
c. Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme
d. Pradhan Mantri Shram Daani Mandhan Scheme
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme announced Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme announced Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on February 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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