Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana

Ministry/Department :  Ministry of Labour and Employment

Objective is to promote employment generation


  • Central Government will be paying the 8.33% EPS contribution of the employer for the new employment. New Changes: The Central Government will now contribute Employer’s full admissible contribution for first 3 years from date of registration of new employee for all sectors including existing beneficiaries for their remaining period of 3 years.
  • All industries registered with Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) can apply for availing benefits under the scheme.
  • It is for new employees (joined on or after 1st April 2016) having new Universal Account Number (UAN).
  • It is targeted for employees earning wages less than Rs. 15,000/- per month.
  • The scheme will be in operation for a period of 3 years and GOI will continue to pay and all new eligible employees will be covered till 2019-20.

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