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Rs. 50 lakh Life Insurance Scheme for COVID-19 frontline warriors announced under PMGKP

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Imphal, May 27:

Union Government of India has announced Rs. 50 lakh Life Insurance Scheme for Health workers fighting COVID-19 under the prime Minister Garib Kalyan Package.

An office memorandum issued by the Deputy Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) of the Government of Manipur said that the insurance scheme will be available for health workers who have lost their life due to COVID-19 and to those who died accidentally while performing duty related with COVID-19.

The insurance scheme covers public healthcare providers including community health workers, who are directly contacting while taking care of the COVID-19 patients and who may be at risk of being impacted by it. The insurance also covers private hospital staffs and retired / volunteers/ local urban bodies/ contracted / daily wage/ ad-hoc/ outsourced staffs requisitioned by the state/central hospitals/ autonomous hospitals of centers, states or Union territories, AIIMS and INIs / hospital   of Central Ministries.

Guru Aribam Naocha

Guru Aribam Naocha, a resident of Keishamthong Hodam Leirak has been with Imphal Times since Day 1. Naocha is the father of a son and a daughter. He writes mostly about PR and other notices in Imphal Times. he may be contacted at [email protected].

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