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Schemes Current Affairs February 2nd Week 2021
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Schemes Current Affairs February 2nd Week 2021

Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata (HSS) Yojana For Handloom Weavers:

For the welfare of handloom weavers, the government has launched the Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata (HSS) Yojana.
About HSS Yojana:
The government has introduced Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata (HSS) Yojana for the welfare of handloom weavers. The scheme was launched in 2015-16 and was renamed Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata Yojana in December 2016. The scheme was introduced to promote technological upgrading in the field of handlooms by providing 90% of subsidies to weavers to purchase looms and accessories.
Scheme objectives:
♦ Promote the upgrading of loom unit technology.
♦ Encourage the growth of the opportunity to generate employment in emerging areas of technology.
♦ The scheme is under the Ministry of Textiles.
♦ Technical upgrades are aimed at improving the quality of fabric and improving the efficiency of handloom weavers.
Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana:
The goal of the launch of Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (ABRY) is to enable employers, during the COVID-19 pandemic, to create new jobs as well as social security benefits and restore lost jobs.
About the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY):
♦ For new workers recruited between October 1, 2020 or later, and up to June 30, 2021, the Indian government will provide a two-year subsidy.
♦ The Indian government will pay workers 12 percent of employee dues and 12 percent of employer dues for new employees in companies hiring up to 1,000 employees, which is 24 percent of the salary paid by EPFF ( two years).
♦ The Indian government will pay only the EPF contribution share of workers, which is 12% of 12% of salaries for new employees in establishments employing more than 1,000 employees for two years.
♦ The monthly employee compensation is less than Rs. 15000/-If you have not served before October 1, 2020 in a company registered with the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) and you do not have a Universal Account Number or an EPF Member Account before October 1, 2020, you are entitled to receive this benefit.
♦ EPF members who left their job during the Covid pandemic and have a Universal Account Number (UAN) with a monthly wage of less than 15,000 rupees and have not joined any EPF-protected organization until September 30 will also be liable for benefits from March 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020.

Institutional deliveries Under JSY Increased:

Under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), institutional deliveries have grown.
Janani Suraksha Yojana:
♦ The National Rural Health Mission`s Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a safe motherhood action (NHM).
♦ The aim of this scheme is to reduce maternal and infant mortality through the promotion of pregnant women`s institutional delivery.
♦ In April 2005, Janani Suraksha Yojana was founded by revising the National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS).
♦ JSY is a centrally funded scheme that integrates distribution and post-delivery care with cash assistance.
♦ The program focuses on vulnerable pregnant women and offers special grants for low institutional delivery rates for states.
♦ The scheme also provides women`s health volunteers with performance-based rewards called ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) to facilitate institutional delivery of pregnant women.



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