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Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
07-January-2019 14:26 IST
98.38 Lakh Employees benefitted through PMRPY

Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) was launched on 9th August, 2016 with the objective to incentivise employers for creation of employment. Under the scheme, Government of India is paying Employer’s full contribution i.e. 12% towards EPF and EPS both (as admissible from time to time) w.e.f. 01.04.2018 for a period of three years to the new employees and to the existing beneficiaries for their remaining period of three years through EPFO.  The terminal date for registration of beneficiary through establishment is 31st March, 2019.The scheme is targeted for employees earning upto Rs. 15,000 per month. This scheme has a dual benefit, where, on the one hand, the employer is incentivised for increasing the employment base of workers in the establishment, and on the other hand, these workers will have access to social security benefits of the organized sector. Number of Employees and Establishments benefitted as on 31.12.2018 is 98.38 lakh and 1.21 lakh respectively. State-wise employees, establishment benefited and amount of subsidy disbursed is at Annexure.

Annexure

 

Details from PMRPY Portal from inception till 31-Dec- 2018

State

No. Of Establishment Benefited During Period 01-Apr-2016 to 31-Dec-2018

No. Of Employees Benefited During Period 01-Apr-2016 to 31-Dec-2018

Subsidy Amount Disbursed During Period 01-Apr-2016 to 31-Dec-2018

ANDHRA PRADESH

8646

780535

2422534115

ASSAM

365

8258

27780925

BIHAR

737

105355

474851209

CHANDIGARH

3612

155769

548215125

CHHATTISGARH

2473

102987

359170624

DELHI

5570

628772

2137927962

GOA

352

15343

42488134

GUJARAT

11763

857175

2748520825

HARYANA

7067

823757

2633467270

HIMACHAL PRADESH

2565

110997

340391679

JHARKHAND

1110

46635

133283018

KARNATAKA

7853

963140

3471298051

KERALA

3567

165120

892195708

MADHYA PRADESH

4548

282474

1040402671

MAHARASHTRA

14193

1746468

5470612241

ODISHA

2169

110975

358483871

PUNJAB

4760

161869

626154768

RAJASTHAN

7601

376834

1029095730

TAMIL NADU

13527

1177433

3816056107

UTTAR PRADESH

12556

689057

2528746729

UTTARAKHAND

2491

243977

642416319

WEST BENGAL

3825

285416

787598144

 

121350

9838346

32531691225

 

This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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