Medical benefits scheme for all pensioners
The Government is planning a health advantages plot for all retired pensioners who are individuals from Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF).The government will likewise constitute an abnormal state council to patch up the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS).
In association with the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Labor Ministry is going to formulate a medical benefits scheme for all pensioners who are EPF members.
Ministry is also looking for contributory medical benefits scheme and details were being worked out. A
A complete valuation of EPS 1995 with an intent to plug the ensuing gaps is in the works.
Members looked for an increase in minimum pension to Rs 3,000 from Rs 1,000 per month under the EPS scheme.
They also pitched for implementation of welfare schemes for pensioners by including housing scheme by utilizing the unclaimed provident fund amounting to Rs 27,000 crore.
PM’S mass program housing-for-all is also pursued by the same ministry with execution follow-ups at the district level.
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