PM Shram Yogi MaanDhan Yojana: The government keeps on running all kinds of public welfare schemes to empower the lower strata of the country. Like PM Kisan, the government has run many schemes for the laborers.
For the purpose of giving pension to the laborers working in the unorganized sector after the age of 60 years, the Central Government has started the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi MaanDhan Yojana.
Under this scheme, pension to other laborers like laborers, people working in brick kilns or construction work, footwear makers, garbage pickers, domestic workers, washermen, rickshaw pullers, laborers without land, beedi workers Is given. Along with this, those laborers have also been included in this, whose income is less than Rs 15,000.
About 42 crore workers in the unorganized sector are present.
The person associated with this central government scheme is given a pension of Rs 3,000 every month after completing 60 years of age. Meanwhile, if the beneficiary dies, 50 percent of the pension is given to the spouse as pension.
To take advantage of the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana, the laborers will have to register themselves. According to an estimate, there are about 42 crore workers in the unorganized sector in the country. The age of the applicant under this scheme should be between 18-40 years. They will have to pay Rs 55 to Rs 200 every month till 60 years. Their monthly income should be less than Rs 15,000. After 60 years of age, pension will be started.
These people can’t apply
The people applying under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana should not be an employee working in the organized sector. Along with this, one should not be a member of EPFO, NPS and ESIC and should not be a taxpayer.
Know how to apply
First of all you have to visit the official website www.maandhan.in. After this click on Self Enrollment and enter your mobile number. Then click on Proceed. Enter Name, E-mail and Captcha Code and Click on Generate OTP. Verify OTP. Whose application page will open. Enter the requested information and submit it.