February 2, 2019

Claim : In this budget, we have taken due care of around 40-42 crore workers employed in the unorganised sector through the PM Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Yojana. It will provide them with an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 from the age of 60 years on a small monthly contribution.

Fact: Partly true. The scheme is expected to benefit 10 crore (100 million) labourers, the finance minister said in his budget speech.

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