National Pension Scheme for Traders, Shopkeepers and Self-Employed Persons has been launched on 12.09.2019 to provide old age protection to the Traders, Shopkeepers and Self Employed Person. The number of enrolments State-wise is given in Annexure.
As the scheme has been launched on 12th September, 2019 only, the Scheme is being popularised among the target groups. Further, all State/UT Governments were requested for popularizing and bringing more awareness about the Scheme. The progress of the Scheme is being reviewed regularly in the Ministry at senior level with State/UT Governments, for taking initiatives under Mission Mode.