Friday, 4 August 2017

Pradhan Mantri Paridhan Rojgar Protsahan Yojana

Under Pradhan Mantri Paridhan Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMPRPY), Ministry of Textiles will bear additional 3.67% share of the employer’s contribution of the Employers Provident Fund Scheme in addition to the 8.33% already covered under Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY), for all new employees of apparel and made-up units enrolling in EPFO, for the first three years of their employment. 

The Government has allotted Rs.30 crores to the Ministry of Labour for FY 2016-17 and has made a provision of Rs. 200 crores for FY 2017-18. As on 19.05.2017, 492 units have been registered under PMPRPY, which is reported to cover 1,82,400 new workers. 

The above information was given by the Minister of State, Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta today (August 3, 2017)
, in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question. 





Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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