Modi launches three ambitious social security schemes

Kolkata: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched three ambitious social security schemes, relating to the insurance and pension sector and intended at widening the process of financial inclusion.

On his first visit to West Bengal after taking over as prime minister, he kickstarted the “Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana” (accident insurance), “Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana” (life insurance) and “Atal Pension Yojana” at a programme in Nazrul Manch here.

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