Tag Archives: Pension

Pension for small retail traders and shopkeepers: Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved a monthly pension scheme for small retail traders and shopkeepers. All small shopkeepers, retail traders and self-employed persons are assured a minimum of Rs.3,000 monthly pension after attaining 60 years of age. The scheme offers pension coverage to the trading community It covers 3 crore ...

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Telangana: Abhaya Hastam Yojana

Abhaya Hastham is a Co-contributory Pension Scheme for the women, above the age group of 18, belonging to the Self Help Groups in Telangana. Telangana Government has launched this scheme for empowerment of women, through formation, development and strengthening of women SHGs and their federations. The scheme envisages contribution of ...

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Swavalamban Scheme

The Swavalamban Scheme will be applicable to all citizens in the unorganised sector who join the New Pension System (NPS) administered by the Interim Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). Eligibility: The scheme will be applicable to all persons in the unorganised sector subject to the condition that the ...

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Investing in e-NPS is faster than making maggi !

It’s that time of the year when everybody wants to invest their hard earned money to avail tax benefits. But not everything is so simple. Isn’t it? Do you think you can open some scheme and invest when you have just a week left for the fiscal year end? But this ...

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Grant of CSD facilities to retired defence civilian employees

“After a long wait, this facility has been extended to us. Pensioners can fill up necessary details in the specified forms and the Centre will issue the smart cards,” said K K Kutty, general secretary of an association of pensioners. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar extended the CSD canteen facilities for ...

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Digital certificates for pensioners

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said a new pension portal will be functional very soon to facilitate 56 lakhs of pensioners in getting digital life certificates and other beneficiary features The portal is embedded with features like Uploading biometric details like fingerprints from anywhere through internet and linking Aadhaar number with the life certificate. ...

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