Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana
The Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana was introduced by the Central Government last year to incentivise the creation of or restoration of jobs through the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation. The scheme has been extended until 31st March next year. It was to be expiring by the end of June.
The scheme has benefited around 21.4 lakh people in nearly 80,000 establishments. A benefit of Rs.902 crore were received by the beneficiaries until June 18, 2021. The overall budget of this scheme is Rs.22,810 crore, which will benefit more than half lakh individuals amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Written by IAS POINT