Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana
new Delhi. The government launched the Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana to help millions of unemployed people in the Corona era. In which workers registered with Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) get unemployment allowance up to 50%. The scheme will benefit workers who have lost their jobs since March 24 this year.
The government had earlier extended the plan till 31 December. Since the job of many people is still lost, the duration of the scheme has been extended till 30 June 2021. In such a situation, unemployed people will be able to avail of this scheme till next year. However, for this, they will need to take care of certain conditions.
Important things related to the plan
The insured will get the benefit of the Atal Insured Person Welfare Scheme only if the employee has worked for at least 2 years before leaving the job in an institution or company. Also, should have contributed at least 78 days during the period of contribution to ESIC. Apart from this, the applicant has to make a claim for the scheme within 30 days to go to the job.
The benefits of the scheme will not be available to those who are registered with ESIC, but the company has fired the employee for his misbehaviour. In such a case, the applicant will not be considered eligible. Apart from this, if a person has a criminal case filed, or if the person has taken retirement (VRS) before the date of retirement, then he will not get the benefit of this scheme.
How to take advantage of the scheme?
To avail the scheme, go to the ESIC website and download the form of Atal Insured Person Welfare Scheme. You can submit the claim form directly to the ESIC branch office or online. This will be followed by verification. If the information is found correct, you will be registered under this scheme. The claim money will be deposited in the bank account of the insured within 15 days of submission of the form. It will be necessary to have Aadhaar for the identity of the person.
What is Atal Insured Person’s Welfare Scheme?
Those who have lost their job since March 24 will be given a three-month 50% salary unemployment benefit under the Atal Insured Person Welfare Scheme. That is, those who worked in the industrial sector, but who have become unemployed in the Corona crisis, will be given unemployment allowance from the government.
This scheme is operated by ESIC. Earlier there was a provision to take 25 percent salary claim in this scheme. But now ESIC has increased this limit to 50 percent. Therefore, unemployed persons can claim salary up to 50 percent of their three-month salary.
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