Atal Pension Yojana

Smriti Irani wants school and college teachers to promote insurance schemes

Smriti Irani wants school and college teachers to promote the government’s newly launched insurance schemes. The Union HRD minister has written to all chief ministers urging them to ask teachers to enrol themselves and people around them in schemes like the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jivan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and the Atal Pension Yojana (APY). “The Teachers’ Day could be a great occasion to involve

Centre to give interest-free loans to farmers: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Centre has decided to raise Rs 6,000 crore to provide interest-free loans to farmers so that they do not have to go to moneylenders and fall into debt traps, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan today said. Under the proposed farm loan disbursal mechanism, the farmers will get loan without paying interest which will be borne by the central government, the Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister said here. Paswan was

PM Narendra Modi to launch 3 major insurance, pension schemes today

After Jan Dhan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch three mega social security initiatives – one pension and two insurance schemes on Saturday. The schemes will be launched in Kolkata, capital of West Bengal where assembly elections are due next year. More than a dozen Union ministers will also fan out across the country on Saturday for the roll-out of Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri

Narendra Modi to meet ailing Swami Atmasthanand Maharaj in Kolkata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit ailing Swami Atmasthanand Maharaj of Ramakrishna Math and Mission Order during his day-long visit to Kolkata on May 9, a Math official said. “Modiji treats him as his guru and wants to meet him since our Maharaj has grown very old and is in hospital for a long time. When both of them were in Rajkot, Modi used to go to him to seek