Monday, May 14, 2007
     
 

OVER RS. 1457.8 CRORE DISBURSED TO EPF PENSIONERS
   
Lok Sabha

The total number of Pensioners under the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 as on 31.03.2006 is 23,35,883.  The total amount disbursed to the beneficiaries of Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 (all benefits) upto 31.03.2006 is Rs. 14,578.58 crore.  The region-wise details as follows:

Region

Total

Andhra Pradesh

2,40,020

Bihar

71,345

Chattisgarh

21,894

Delhi

42,607

Goa

8,906

Gujarat

1,54,410

Himachal Pradesh

11,284

Haryana

49,259

Jharkhand

64,258

Karnataka

2,06,374

Kerala

1,65,548

Maharashtra

3,76,848

Madhya Pradesh

88,057

North Eastern Region

19,010

Orissa

50,888

Punjab

52,078

Rajasthan

67,278

Tamil Nadu

3,05,521

Uttar Pradesh

1,76,453

Uttaranchal

19,871

West Bengal

1,43,974

TOTAL

23,35,883

This was stated by the Minister of State (Independent Charge)  for Labour and Employment, Shri Oscar Fernandes in written reply  in Lok Sabha today.

MLD/LK/L-38 (epf pensioners)May 14