Pension Scheme for Traders: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

National Pension Scheme for traders: Not successful as expected

Published: January 5, 2020

The National Pension Scheme for traders, Shopkeepers and Self-Employed persons, also called the Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-dhan Yojana was launched in July 2019. It aimed at benefitting 3 crore small traders and shopkeepers Highlights The Government set a target of 50 lakh enrolment by the end of March 2020. However, only 25,000 persons have ..

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Government approves Monthly Pension Scheme for Traders

Published: June 1, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Rs.3000 monthly pension scheme for small retail traders and shopkeepers after they attain the age of 60 years. Salient Features of Scheme About: Under the scheme all small shopkeepers, retail traders and self-employed persons are assured a minimum of Rs.3,000 monthly pension after ..

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