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PM Modi to launch pension schemes for farmers, traders in Jharkhand on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jharkhand on Thursday, to launch 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana' for the benefits of the farmers across the nation.

Sep 12, 2019, 06:41 AM IST

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman announces pension for shopkeepers, traders with turnover less than Rs 1.5 crore

Pension benefit will be extended to around 3 crore retail traders and shopkeepers with an annual turnover less than 1.5 crores.

Jul 05, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

MP cabinet approves pension scheme for elderly spinsters

The state government has claimed that it is the first such scheme in the world which would help elderly women attain financial independence to a certain degree.

Sep 24, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Sports Ministry doubles pension for meritorious Indian sportspersons

Sporters Minister Rathore said the pension amount has been doubled across the board and the Paralympic medal winners have been brought at par with able-bodied sportspersons.

Feb 09, 2018, 21:23 PM IST

Arun Jaitley launches pension plan for senior citizens with 8% assured return

"Banks have to lend at feasible rates, while senior citizens want secure, reasonable, unfluctuating return on their investment," Jaitley said here launching the pension scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY).

Jul 21, 2017, 20:39 PM IST

Jaitley to launch pension scheme with 8% fixed rate

It can be purchased offline as well as online through Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India which has been given the sole privilege to operate this scheme, the finance ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announces pension scheme for journalists

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced a slew of incentives for journalists.

May 27, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Tata Steel UK to close pension scheme, to implement new scheme

Tata Steel UK has completed the consultation process to close its existing pension scheme for its workers from March 31, 2017. A new pension scheme will be implemented from April 1, 2017.

Mar 08, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

SC junks plea against UP government's pension scheme

The Supreme Court on Monday junked a plea challenging the Akhilesh Yadav government's 'Samajwadi' pension scheme for the poor in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 21, 2017, 00:51 AM IST

Tata Steel offers to pay millions for pension scheme revamp

Tata Steel Ltd has offered to pay hundreds of millions of pounds to its pension scheme to release a guarantee the fund holds over its Dutch assets, as the Indian firm moves closer to merging its Eu

Jan 13, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

NPS: PFRDA lowers minimum contribution to Rs 1,000 per year

To encourage more people to join the National Pension System, regulator PFRDA has substantially lowered the minimum annual contribution to Rs 1,000 to keep the account active.


Aug 15, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Tata Steel UK's deficit in pension scheme stands at $138 mn

Tata Steel Wednesday said that its UK arm has concluded the actuarial valuation of British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) and the deficit in the scheme stands at about 90 million pound (around USD 138 million) as of March 2014.

Oct 07, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Centre releases Rs 2,000 cr for Employees' Pension Scheme

Centre has released Rs 2,000 crore to Employees' Pension Scheme as its contribution for the year 2015-16, Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Rs 22K crore mobilised under Jan Dhan Yojana: Govt

Government on Friday said Rs 22,000 crore have been deposited in over 17.5 crore bank accounts within a year of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, the largest financial inclusion scheme in the world.

Aug 28, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Tribes employed in tea gardens to be brought under pension scheme

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a Tribal Advisory Council meeting here on Wednesday in which it was decided that tribesmen employed in tea gardens would be brought under the pension scheme.

Aug 26, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Tata Steel UK workers suspend industrial action

Tata Steel workers in the UK have temporarily suspended their industrial action as emergency talks offered new hope of an agreement over an ongoing pensions row.

Jun 17, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

Industrial action suspended at Tata Steel UK plant

Unions have suspended industrial action at Tata Steel`s UK plants while they consult their members on a revised offer from the company.

Jun 17, 2015, 08:52 AM IST

Tata Steel Pension Row: Another UK trade union joins fight

The UK's largest trade union Unite Wednesday announced holding a ballot for industrial action over Tata Steel's proposal to close the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS), even as the firm said it has "initiated action on de-risking its exposure to the scheme."

May 20, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Key facts of all the three social security schemes

Know the key facts of Atal Pension Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri  Suraksha Bima Yojana, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

PM Modi launches three social security schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched three mega social security initiatives -- one pension and two insurance schemes.

May 09, 2015, 20:10 PM IST