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HP Government to launch schemes for handicraft weavers

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May '08
A Spokesman of the State Government of Himachal Pradesh said that State Government was implementing various Central and State sponsored Schemes for the welfare of handicraft weavers.

He said that Industries Department was implementing 'Handicraft Weavers Comprehensive Welfare Scheme' aimed at providing insurance cover with enhanced insurance benefits, besides, better health facilities to handicraft weavers. He said that two components of the scheme were Health Insurance Scheme and Mahatma Gandhi Weavers Insurance Scheme.

The Spokesman said that the main objective of Health Insurance Scheme was to make the weaver community economically self-reliant, besides, providing them better medical facilities. He said that the scheme would also cover wife and two children, besides, the weaver and those who would avail the scheme have to deposit Rs. 69.56 premium every year.

He said that those weavers who have atleast 50 percent income from handicraft weaving were eligible to avail the benefits of the scheme.

He said that the scheme would be implemented through ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd. He said that concerned Coordinator of the Company would deposit the premium amount alongwith the nomination forms of the beneficiaries in the office of General Manager, District Industries Centre. He said that the medical treatment expenses of the weavers under the scheme would be paid/reimbursed by the ICICI Lombard and added that the annual limit of availing medical assistance under the scheme would be Rs. 15,000 per family.


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