PMKGP scheme: ALERT! COVID warriors' Insurance policy claims to be settled till April 24
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) Insurance Policy Claims of COVID Warriors will continue to be settled till 24th April 2021.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) Insurance Policy Claims of COVID Warriors will continue to be settled till 24th April 2021. Thereafter, a fresh Insurance Policy for COVID Warriors will become effective.
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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) was announced on March 2020, and was extended thrice till 24 April 2021. It was launched to provide a safety net to the Health Workers fighting COVID19 to ensure that in case of any adversity due to COVID-19, their families are taken care of. Insurance cover of Rs. 50 Lakhs is provided under the PMKGP scheme. This has provided a safety net to the dependents of the Corona warriors who lost their lives to COVID.
As many as 287 claims have been paid by the Insurance Company so far. The Scheme plays a crucial psychological role in boosting the morale of the Health Workers fighting COVID-19.
Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 12.38 Cr today as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive.
Cumulatively, 12,38,52,566vaccine doses have been administered through 18,37,373 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today, said health ministry statement. These include 91,36,134HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 57,20,048HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,12,63,909FLWs (1stdose), 55,32,396FLWs (2nddose), 4,59,05,2651st dose beneficiaries and 40,90,3882nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,10,66,462(1st dose) and 11,37,964(2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.
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