Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched a life insurance coverage scheme that may present a canopy of Rs 5 lakhs every to greater than 10,000 staff working in cantonment areas throughout India.
“Chhavni COVID: Yodha Sanrakshan Yojana”, a gaggle life insurance coverage scheme by means of the Life Insurance coverage Company (LIC), was launched by Singh throughout a webinar attended by presidents, vice-presidents and chief govt officers of all 62 cantonment boards, a press release by the Ministry of Defence stated.
In accordance with the assertion, Mr Singh additionally stated there needs to be no gaps in implementation of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) like Ayushman Bharat and Pradhana Mantri Awas Yojana within the cantonment areas.
The brand new scheme will profit “greater than 10,000 staff in all 62 cantonment boards within the occasion of any unlucky deadly calamity with an insurance coverage cowl of Rs 5 lakhs every”, it famous.
The scheme will profit everlasting and contractual staff, together with docs, paramedics and sanitation employees, the assertion stated.
In his speech, Mr Singh stated the webinar was an vital step in the direction of seamless supply of advantages of assorted CSS and in enhancing the general well-being of roughly 21 lakh residents within the cantonment areas.
“Citing welfare schemes like Ayushman Bharat, Pradhana Mantri Awas Yojana, Sensible Cities Mission, mid-day meal scheme for varsity kids and so on, Shri Rajnath Singh stated there needs to be no gaps in implementation of those welfare schemes in cantonment areas,” the assertion stated.
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