DC Budgam takes review of PM-SYM pension scheme implementation Stresses on completing the list expeditiously

25/02/2019 - 09/03/2019 Budgam

Budgam, Feb 25: Deputy Commissioner, Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today convened a meeting of officers to take review of implementation of Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme across the district.

While taking the review at Office Chamber, the DC stressed on covering all genuine unorganized workers working as MG-NREGA job card holders, brick kiln workers, pony wallas,  labor card holders and all those who are unorganized workers across the district under the pension scheme across the district.

The DC stressed on concerned departments including Employment and Rural Development Department to coordinate with each other and complete the list of genuine workers expeditiously.

She emphasized on disseminating awareness about the scheme through print and electronic media so that no genuine worker is left out of the scheme.

The DC stressed on the concerned to deploy more computer operators and put additional systems and printing machines in to service to cover the target list within next three days.

The Assistant Director Employment Budgam was asked to ensure maximum number of workers are registered daily and to inform the DC Office regularly.

 Among others, the meeting was attended by ADC Budgam, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, ACD Budgam, Waseem Raja, AD Employment Budgam Hafsa Qayoom, District Social Welfare officer Budgam, Aqeel Ahmad and officials from other concerned departments.

A voluntary pension scheme launched by Prime Minister of India for unorganized workers who are in the age group of 18-40 years, having income not more than Rs 15000 per month, not registered with NPS, ESIC and EPF.  The eligible workers shall contribute monthly installment as per his age Rs 55, for 18 years and Rs 200 for 40 years and correspondingly for others, into his account and same amount shall be contributed by Government of India and after the maturity of 60 years, the worker shall receive monthly pension of Rs 3000 per month in his account.