National Pension Scheme for Traders, Shopkeepers and Self-Employed Persons has been launched on 12.09.2019 to provide old age protection to the Traders, Shopkeepers and Self Employed Person. The number of enrolments State-wise is given in Annexure.
As the scheme has been launched on 12th September, 2019 only, the Scheme is being popularised among the target groups. Further, all State/UT Governments were requested for popularizing and bringing more awareness about the Scheme. The progress of the Scheme is being reviewed regularly in the Ministry at senior level with State/UT Governments, for taking initiatives under Mission Mode.
|Union Territory-wise/ State-wise Enrolment under NPS Traders|
|Sl No.||Name of State / UT||No. of enrolment as on 26.02.2020|
|10||Jammu and Kashmir/ladakh||73|
|30||Andaman and Nicobar||122|
|32||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||6|
|33||Daman and Diu||6|
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.