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National Pension Scheme for Traders, Shopkeepers and Self-Employed Persons has been launched on 12.09.2019 to provide old age protection to the Traders, Shopkeepers and Self Employed Person. The number of enrolments State-wise is given in Annexure.

            As the scheme has been launched on 12th September, 2019 only, the Scheme is being popularised among the target groups. Further, all State/UT Governments were requested for popularizing and bringing more awareness about the Scheme.  The progress of the Scheme is being reviewed regularly in the Ministry at senior level with State/UT Governments, for taking initiatives under Mission Mode.

 

Union Territory-wise/ State-wise Enrolment under NPS Traders

Sl  No.

Name of State / UT

No. of enrolment  as on 26.02.2020

1

Andhra Pradesh

5230

2

Arunachal Pradesh

69

3

Assam

517

4

Bihar

778

5

Chhattisgarh

4753

6

Goa

3

7

Gujarat

3094

8

Haryana

1354

9

Himachal Pradesh

77

10

Jammu and Kashmir/ladakh

73

11

Jharkhand

371

12

Karnataka

798

13

Kerala

75

14

Madhya Pradesh

427

15

Maharashtra

807

16

Manipur

32

17

Meghalaya

26

18

Mizoram

0

19

Nagaland

11

20

Odisha

429

21

Punjab

193

22

Rajasthan

675

23

Sikkim

0

24

Tamil Nadu

377

25

Telangana

407

26

Tripura

312

27

Uttar Pradesh

10030

28

Uttarakhand

742

29

West Bengal

446

30

Andaman and Nicobar

122

31

Chandigarh

1813

32

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

6

33

Daman and Diu

6

34

Lakshadweep

0

35

NCT Delhi

105

36

Puducherry

121

Total

34279

    This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.