61.12 Lakh Benefited Through PMRPY

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61.12 lakhs of people has been benefitted under Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) till 25 July, 2018. PMRPY has been initiated by the Ministry of Labour and Employment in the year 2016-17 for incentivizing employers by paying the entire employer’s contribution (12 % or as admissible) towards the EPS and EPF for all sectors w.e.f. 01.04.2018 to all eligible new employees and is applicable for all sectors for the next 3 years.

Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment said in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on August 1.