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What is the National Social Assistance Scheme

This NSA scheme is sponsored by the central government of India. NSAP was launched on 15th August 1995. This scheme provides financial help to widows, elderly, and persons with disabilities in the form of social pensions. The NSAP at its inception in 1995 had three components namely National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS, National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) …

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana scheme was introduced on 25 September 2014 by Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Venkaiah Naidu on the occasion of the 98th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. It is a youth employment scheme by the Indian government. Its main focus is to target youth, in the age group of 15–35 years. The Vision of DDU-GKY …

minimum wage in india

The Indian Constitution has defined a ‘living wage’ that is the level of income for a work which will ensure a basic standard of living including good health, dignity, comfort, education and provide for any contingency. However, to keep in mind an industry’s capacity to pay the constitution has defined a ‘fair wage’. A fair wage is …

Social Security laws related to Employment in India

The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (the “EPF Act”) provides for the institution of provident funds, pension funds, and deposit-linked insurance funds for employees and applies to all establishments employing 20 or more persons or class of persons. Accordingly, the wage ceiling for an employee to be eligible for the PF Scheme …

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (or, NREGA No 42, later renamed as the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act”, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘right to work’. It aims to do better the livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days …

Sampoorna Rojgar Yojana

The Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana scheme was started by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on September 25, 2001. The purpose of this scheme is to provide profitable employment to the rural poor, providing employment and food to those who live below the poverty line. This program was implemented through Panchayati Raj Institutions. For this, the …

To decrease the challenge of rural poverty, the Ministry of Rural Development introduced a scheme, named as National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) in the year 2010. Later on, NRLM was renamed as DAY-NRLM (Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission) with effect from March 29, 2016. This scheme is regulated by the Central and …

Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

There were two Indian government schemes were running till 2008 namely Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) which government has merged and introduced a new program known as Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme. This scheme is administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME). The main objectives of this …

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana

Firstly, to decrease poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting in an appreciable improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis, through building strong grassroots level institutions of the poor. Secondly, the mission would also aim at providing shelters equipped with …

What is Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

Under – sustenance proceeds to unfavourably influence larger part of ladies in India. In India, each third lady is undernourished and consistently lady is weak. An undernourished mother unavoidably brings forth a low birth weight child. At the point when poor nourishment begins in the womb, it reaches out for the duration of the existing …

What is Kishori Shakti Yojana

Kishori Shakti Yojana (KSY) tries to engage youthful young ladies, in order to empower them to assume the responsibility for their lives. It is seen as an all-encompassing activity for the improvement of youthful young ladies. The program through its mediations goes for achieving a distinction in the lives of the youthful young ladies. It looks to …

What is Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) is a scheme announced by the Union Government of India on April 8, 2015. The purpose of PMMY is to provide funding to the non-corporate small business sector. Non- Corporate Small Business Segment (NCSBS) consists of millions of proprietorship/ partnership firms running as small manufacturing units, service sector units, shopkeepers, fruits/ …