Odisha government launches pension scheme for construction workers
Posted on:10 Sep 2016 18:18:33
10 September 2016 Current Affairs GK: The state Odisha government has launched pension scheme for construction workers which will benefit 25 lakh beneficiaries in phases.
It ensures financial assistance of 300 rupees per month to all registered construction workers after attaining the age of 60 years and 500 rupeesfor construction workers of more than 80 years.
According to chief minister Naveen Patnaik, the state government has launched housing schemes for construction workers residing in rural areas. Financial assistance for workers has also been enhanced to Rs 1.3 lakh under the scheme. He gave away work orders to 1000 construction workers at the function.
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