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Mega enrollment camp under PM-SYM held at Tura

Tura, Dec 1: The nationwide celebration of Pension Week and Mega Enrollment camp from November 30 to December 6 was held for the workers of the unorganised sectors at Super Market, Tura yesterday.
The awareness and mass enrollment camp was held for the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) and the National Pension Scheme in the programme which was organised by the District Labour department, West Garo Hills, Tura.
It may be mentioned that the scheme is meant for old age protection and social security of unorganised workers who are mostly engaged as street vendors, brick kiln workers, domestic workers, agriculture workers, ASHAs, Anganwadi workers, MGNREGA workers, rickshaw pullers, construction workers, SHG members, or in similar other occupants who are between the age of 18 to 40 years whose monthly income is Rs. 15000 or less is eligible for the availing the scheme with monthly contribution ranging between Rs. 55 to 200 depending on the age at the time of enrollment till they attain the age of 60 years.
Additional Deputy Commissioner and Project Director, West Garo Hills district C N Sangma, Joint Labour Commissioner and Incharge District Labour Commissioner, M Thabah, Labour Inspectors, District Managers of Common Service Centres of the adjoining areas and beneficiaries were present during the awareness and enrollment programme.