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Free insurance of Rs 50 lakh for Anganwadi workers


  • Free insurance for Anganwadi workers
  • The insurance is under the Garib Kalyan Yojana package

The Center has announced a health insurance of Rs 50 lakh not only for Kovid duty health workers but also for Anganwadi workers and helpers. The insurance cover currently available to health workers was extended to Anganwadi workers. The assistance is being provided under the Prime Minister’s Garib Kalyan Yojana package. Until the Kovid is wiped out of the country, those who are fighting from the front line will get insurance. Insurance is provided with conditions.

Providing insurance for hopefuls and helpers who have been assigned responsibilities related to Kovid 19 will help many families. The additional insurance provided under the scheme will be in addition to the other insurance cover currently available to the beneficiary. 13.29 lakh Anganwadi workers and 11.79 lakh helpers will get assistance under the scheme. Assistance is also available to community health workers under the scheme.

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Under the scheme, a total of 22.12 lakh public health workers across the country, including social and health workers, who are caring for and in direct contact with Kovid 19 patients and at risk of contracting the disease, will be covered. For 90 days
Provides insurance cover of Rs. 50 lakhs. The scheme also covers those who have lost their lives due to contact with Kovid 19 patient.

In addition to Anganwadi workers, insurance is also available to Central and State Hospitals, Autonomous Hospitals of Central and State and Union Territories, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Hospitals of the Ministry of the Ministry, Private Hospital Employees, Retirees and Volunteers. , Contract, daily wage, employees and temporary employees of local and city local bodies are eligible for insurance.


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