Nirman Shramik Pension Yojana – Pension Scheme for Construction Workers

Dated: September 10, 2016 | Updated On: September 10, 2016 | By: Rajesh Kumar | |
Naveen Patnaik

Nirman Shramik Pension Yojana is a new pension scheme launched by the state Government of Odisha. The new pension scheme will specially be for the construction workers in the state. Nirman Shramik Pension Yojana would benefit about 25 Lakh construction workers in the state.

The scheme has been launched under the mission of “Social Security for All” to bring the construction workers under the security net. The scheme would provide monthly pension to nearly 25 Lakh construction workers in the state of Odisha.

Nirman Shramik Pension Yojana Pension Amount

Under the scheme, construction workers of 60 years and above will be provided pension of Rs. 300 per month. The workers whose age is 80 and above will be provided monthly pension of Rs. 500.

Widows of the workers and differently – abled will also be included under the scheme. There is no requirement of being registered with the Odisha Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board for 5 years, as was in the case of Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana

According to the chief minister, the state government is actively working towards the betterment of the society including the welfare of low income group and construction workers. The government has already increased the maternity assistance amount from Rs. 8000 to Rs. 10000. The state government also provides a medical assistance of up to Rs. 3.00 Lakh to the workers suffering from critical illness.

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