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HP govt to contribute Rs 1000 per person for Atal Pension Yojana beneficiary

Till Date, As Many As 16,119 People Have Been Enrolled In The State And The Government Has Transferred A Sum Of Rs 1.03 Crore To The Accounts Of These Beneficiaries On Account Of The State Government’s Contribution.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Feb 2017, 08:55:23 AM
HP govt to contribute Rs 1000 per person for Atal Pension Yojana beneficiary

Shimla:

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to contribute up to Rs 1,000 for each beneficiary of Atal Pension Yojana Account.

“Going beyond the Atal Pension Yojana, the state government has decided to give contribution to MNREGA workers, agricultural and horticultural labourers, farmers and other persons in unorganised sectors, who subscribe to this Yojana,” an official spokesman said.

Till date, as many as 16,119 people have been enrolled in the state and the government has transferred a sum of Rs 1.03 crore to the accounts of these beneficiaries on account of the state government’s contribution, which implies that the average contribution of the state government is Rs 639 per subscriber. 

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First Published : 04 Feb 2017, 08:49:00 AM

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