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Get Insurance benefits upto Rs. 75,000: Mahathma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana for Weavers: Tamil Nadu

Handlooms, Handicrafts, Textiles and Khadi Department,Tamil Nadu, has a scheme for the Handloom Weavers of the State that will provide them insurance against their lives under the Scheme “Mahathma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana”.

Objectives

  • To insure the lives of the poor handloom weavers.
  • To provide them or their legal heirs source of earning during the event of death and disability of the weaver.

Eligibility

  • The weaver should earn at least 50% of his income from handloom weaving.
  • Weavers between the age group of 18 and 59 years are eligible to become member under the Scheme.
  • Handloom weavers belonging to the Primary Handloom Weavers Co-operative Societies and Weavers outside co-operative are covered under the scheme.

Benefits

  • Insurance amount payable to the beneficiaries are as follows-
  • For natural death – Rs.60,000/- along with Co-optex contribution of Rs.15,000/-.
  • For accidental death – Rs.1, 50,000/- along with Co-optex contribution of Rs.15,000/-.
  • Total disability due to – Rs.1, 50,000/- accident.
  • Partial disability due to – Rs. 75,000/- accident.
  • Government of India’s contribution Rs.150/-
  • Life Insurance Corporation of India’s Contribution Rs.100/-
  • State Government’s contribution (on behalf of Rs. 80/- the weavers) Total Rs.330/-

How to Apply

Contact- Director of Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society.

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