Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana

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Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana is a special social security scheme which includes Pension and Life Insurance, introduced by Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs for the overseas Indian workers in possession of Emigration Check Required (ECR) passports.[1] It is a voluntary scheme designed to help workers to meet their three financial needs: saving for retirement, saving for their return and resettlement, and providing free life insurance offering coverage for death from natural causes.[2]


  1. ^ "Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY)". Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana". Press Information Bureau,Government of India. Retrieved 29 June 2014.