Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19

Apr 02, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on March 30, 2020, has announced the Prdhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19 to provide an insurance cover.

The insurance cover is of Rs. 50 lakh for ninety (90) days to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers, including community health workers. Also, includes private hospital staff or retired or volunteer or local urban bodies or contract or daily wage or ad-hoc or outsourced staff requisitioned by States or Central hospitals or autonomous hospitals of Central or State or Union Territories (UTs), AIIMS and INIs or hospitals of Central Ministries.

The Scheme has come into effect from March 30, 2020.

[D.O. No. Z.21020/16/2020-PH]


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