Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme : Unstarred Questions raised by Loksabha
Today in the Parliament of India at the Loksabha Session has raised the unstarred question about the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme. In the Lok Sabha all question are raised about Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Yojana and answered given by the member of Loksabha Shri Sudhakar Tukaram Shrangre.
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
ANSWERED ON: 14.09.2020
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme
Sudhakar Tukaram Shrangre
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
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This is voluntary and co-contributory old age pension scheme. During the Financial Year 2019-20, total budget allotted (BE) Rs.500 Crore and finally allotted (RE) Rs.408 crore out of which Rs.359.95 crore has been utilised.
Government has taken various measures to enroll more unorganised workers through State Government machinery (Labour departments). Self- enrolment made possible under the portal: Mandhan.in. TV/Radio campaign was launched to create awareness among the public. Pension Week was celebrated during 30th November to 06th December, 2019 across all 3.5 lakhs CSCs to popularise the scheme. Public meetings were also organised at CSCs, district and State Head Quarters level. A number of review meetings were taken by Secretary (L&E) with all Chief Secretaries/Principal Secretaries of Labour Depts. of the States/UTs to channnelize the State resources and to enrol maximum number of unorganised workers under the scheme. States were also requested to form State Level Monitoring Committees with Chief Secretary as Chairman and District Level Implementation Committee with DM/Collector / DC as Chairman for effectively monitoring the scheme and for mobilization of the unorganised workers.