Centre to issue smart cards to 40 crore workers in unorganised sector

26-Dec-2015 #Jan-Dhan Source: Financial Express

With an aim to bring all workers in the unorganized sector under social security net, the Centre is all set to issue social security smart cards to 400 million workers in the unorganized sector. The card would cover welfare schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana, Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana, enabling beneficiaries to avail benefits without hassles.

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