Question of The Day23-07-2021

In which of the following year 'Swavalamban Yojana' was started?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) 2010

Explanation :

Swavalamban Yojana was launched in 2010 under which the government contributed Rs. 1000 per year for five years. The scheme aimed to provide a pension scheme to the unorganized sector. Citizens in the age group of 18-60 years can become part of the scheme.

Swavalamban Yojana is now known as Atal Pension Yojana. Fresh registration under the scheme has been discontinued from April 2015. The subscribers of Swavalamban Yojana have the option to either exit from the scheme or they can migrate to Atal Pension Yojana. They can also continue in the scheme till they attain the age of 60 years.

Hence, option (a) is correct.

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