Pension: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Madhu Babu Pension Scheme to be extended to Transgenders in Odisha

The Odisha Government has decided to include the transgender community as well within the ambit of Madhu Babu Pension Yojana that is aimed at providing pension to destitute elderly persons, differently-abled persons and widows in ..

Invalid Pension to Armed Forces Personnel even with Service of Less than 10 years Approved by Govt.

The government has taken the decision that invalid pension for the armed forces will now be extended to the army personnel with less than 10 years of service also. Earlier, any army personnel would be ..

Andhra Pradesh launches scheme to deliver pension at beneficiaries’ doorstep

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had proposed the door-delivery of pension in the state under YSR Pension Kanuka scheme. The process was recently commenced in the state. The pension has ..

India ranked 32nd at 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI)

India has been ranked 32nd among 39 nations at the 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI). The index is based on how they fare on providing pension and retirement benefits to citizens across different ..

Draft Code on Social Security, 2019

The draft code amalgamates eight laws. It includes Employees Provident Fund and maternity benefits. The code was published by the Ministry of Labor and Employment. 4 major codes The code on social security will combine ..