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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Pension Scheme

  • 06 Dec 2021
  • 3 min read

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According to the Ministry of Labour & Employment, nearly 46 lakh Unorganised Workers (UW) have been registered under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme.

Unorganised Workers

  • UWs are mostly engaged as rickshaw pullers, street vendors, mid-day meal workers, head loaders, brick kiln workers, cobblers, rag pickers, domestic workers, washer men, home-based workers, own account workers, agricultural workers, construction workers, beedi workers, handloom workers, leather workers, audio- visual workers or in similar other occupations.
  • There are estimated 45 crore such unorganised workers in the country.

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Source: PIB

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