Ministry of Labour & Employment

Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana

Posted On: 07 APR 2022 6:13PM by PIB Delhi

Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) has been launched with effect from 1st October, 2020 as part of Atmanirbhar Bharat package 3.0 to incentivize employers for creation of new employment along with social security benefits and restoration of loss of employment during Covid-19 pandemic. Under the scheme, Government of India for a period of two years is crediting both the employee’s share (12% of wages) and employer’s share (12% of wages) of contribution payable or only the employee’s share, depending on employment strength of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) registered establishments. This scheme intends to reduce the financial burden of the employers and encourages them to hire more workers. The terminal date for registration of beneficiaries was extended from 30.06.2021 to 31.03.2022.

 As on 30.03.2022, a total of 54.75 lakh employees have benefitted under the scheme. This includes 48.76 lakh new-joinees and 5.98 lakh employees who had lost their jobs during the pandemic and have rejoined as EPF members. The State-wise details of employers and employees beneficiaries and benefits disbursed are at Annexure.

Employment generation coupled with improving employability is the priority of the Government. Government is providing fiscal stimulus of more than Rs. Twenty Seven lakh crore as part of the Aatmanirbhar financial Package. Aatmanirbhar Bharat package comprises of various long term schemes/ programmes/ policies for making the country self-reliant and to create employment opportunities.

Further, to enhance employment/ entrepreneurship opportunities, including informal sector workers, Government is providing loans through various schemes like Prime Minister Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) to provide working capital loan to Street Vendors, vending in urban areas, to resume their businesses, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) under which collateral free loans upto Rs. 10 lakh are extended to micro/small business enterprises and to individuals to enable them to setup or expand their business activities, etc.  

Besides these initiatives, various flagship programmes of the Government such as Make in India, Start-up India, Standup India, Digital India, Smart City Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation, Housing for All, Infrastructure Development and Industrial Corridors are also oriented towards generating employment opportunities.


Annexure

Sl. No.

Number of ABRY Beneficiaries (State-Wise) (As on 30.03.2022)

State Name

Number of Beneficiary Establishments

Number of Beneficiary Employees

Total Benefit (In Rs.)

1

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS

35

466

6561388

2

ANDHRA PRADESH

3635

147693

1310603055

3

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

13

130

902920

4

ASSAM

553

16919

126879366

5

BIHAR

1075

23706

272710047

6

CHANDIGARH

1477

59365

480903570

7

CHATTISGARH

2674

75257

679976294

8

DELHI

2886

209458

1510169140

9

GOA

502

19148

150283501

10

GUJARAT

14453

597491

4530999135

11

HARYANA

7021

363310

2814227072

12

HIMACHAL PRADESH

1976

77169

618279977

13

JAMMU AND KASHMIR

815

17426

184281272

14

JHARKHAND

2021

55724

541775539

15

KARNATAKA

9741

436700

3781401947

16

KERALA

2399

84821

793533665

17

LADAKH

12

168

1390505

18

MADHYA PRADESH

5691

185224

1714751390

19

MAHARASHTRA

20490

894574

6780790249

20

MANIPUR

42

921

8632725

21

MEGHALAYA

36

1131

23003260

22

MIZORAM

15

369

6805254

23

NAGALAND

14

220

1341712

24

ORISSA

3796

79610

780558045

25

PUNJAB

6035

155989

1521095313

26

RAJASTHAN

10444

298166

2398100886

27

SIKKIM

108

3522

38633526

28

TAMIL NADU

15099

737204

5080462727

29

TELANGANA

4923

259164

1777157012

30

TRIPURA

149

5323

50105519

31

UTTAR PRADESH

11415

389110

3628216166

32

UTTARAKHAND

2223

84651

716626900

33

WEST BENGAL

6946

195180

1539340152

 

GRAND TOTAL

138714

5475309

43870499229

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Labour & Employment, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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