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Cabinet approves  pension scheme for senior citizens with 8% return

Cabinet approves pension scheme for senior citizens with 8% return

The scheme will provide an assured pension based on a guaranteed rate of return of 8% per annum for ten years.

New policy for domestic workers: Govt proposes Rs 9,000 minimum pay, mandatory leaves

To protect the interest of domestic workers, the government is readying a national policy that proposes a minimum salary of Rs 9,000 per month for the skilled full-time household helps, along with a host of benefits including social security cover and mandatory leaves.

PM Modi reaches out to farmers, promises measures for their welfare

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has faced Opposition flak over farmer's issues including on land bill, Saturday reached out to the community promising to initiate measures for their welfare as he addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day.

India Inc hails PM Modi's thrust on agri production, startups

India Inc on Saturday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's emphasis on addressing issued related to agriculture in the country as well as the importance accorded to startups and social security.

Govt plans 'Suraksha Bandhan' drive to push social security

Seeking to tap 'Raksha Bandhan' festival, the government plans to launch a 'Suraksha Bandhan' drive to push its flagship social security plans through innovative schemes like gift cheques and special deposits.

Social security benefits to unorganised sector workers: Govt

Government on Wednesday informed Rajya Sabha that it has initiated steps to provide social security benefits to workers in the unorganised sector.