Topic: pension

Any worker working in the unorganised sector can avail the benefits of this scheme with workers between 18-28 age has to pay Rs 55 per month, while workers above 29 years will be paying Rs 100 per month.
The UP government has also increased the pension of destitute persons from Rs 400 to Rs 500.
Shivraj Singh Chauhan during his tenure as the Chief Minister in 2008 had introduced the scheme and had equated the detainees under MISA and DIR with freedom fighters.
Employees provident fund organization has an active member base of over 6 crores
Those jailed during emergency are eligible for the pension
Reports say as many as 15 former employees of KSRTC have committed suicide over nonpayment of pension

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