34,279 Persons Enrolled in NPS-Traders upto February, 2020

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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
1 Andhra Pradesh 5230
2 Arunachal Pradesh 69
3 Assam 517
4 Bihar 778
5 Chhattisgarh 4753
6 Goa 3
7 Gujarat 3094
8 Haryana 1354
9 Himachal Pradesh 77
10 Jammu and Kashmir/ladakh 73
11 Jharkhand 371
12 Karnataka 798
13 Kerala 75
14 Madhya Pradesh 427
15 Maharashtra 807
16 Manipur 32
17 Meghalaya 26
18 Mizoram 0
19 Nagaland 11
20 Odisha 429
21 Punjab 193
22 Rajasthan 675
23 Sikkim 0
24 Tamil Nadu 377
25 Telangana 407
26 Tripura 312
27 Uttar Pradesh 10030
28 Uttarakhand 742
29 West Bengal 446
30 Andaman and Nicobar 122
31 Chandigarh 1813
32 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 6
33 Daman and Diu 6
34 Lakshadweep 0
35 NCT Delhi 105
36 Puducherry 121
Total 34279

    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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