2,351 Insurance coverage Claims Of Rs 50 Lakh Every Settled For Covid Well being Staff

2,351 Insurance Claims Of Rs 50 Lakh Each Settled For Covid Health Workers

The PMGKP was laucnhed in 2020. (Representational))

New Delhi:

Up to now, 2,351 claims of Rs 50 lakh every have been settled underneath the insurance coverage scheme for well being employees preventing COVID-19, Minister of State for Well being Bharati Pravin Pawar advised the Lok Sabha on Friday.

The ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package deal (PMGKP), insurance coverage scheme for Well being Care Staff Preventing COVID-19’ was launched on March 30, 2020 to offer complete private accident cowl of Rs 50 Lakh to 22.12 lakh well being care suppliers together with group well being employees and personal well being employees who might have been in direct contact and care of COVID-19 sufferers and could also be prone to getting impacted by this.

Additional, on account of the unprecedented scenario, personal hospital workers/retired/ volunteer/native city our bodies/contract/day by day wage/ad-hoc/outsourced workers requisitioned by states/central hospitals/autonomous hospitals of central/states/Union Territories, AIIMS and Institute of Nationwide Significance (INI)/hospitals of Central Ministries particularly drafted for care of COVID-19 sufferers have been additionally coated underneath the PMGKP topic to fulfilment of sure circumstances.

“Because the launch of the scheme, to this point, 2,351 claims of well being employees, together with docs, have been settled,” she stated in her written reply.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a press launch)

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