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Government Of India
Ministry of Textiles
(06-April, 2017 14:45 IST )

Insurance Coverage for Handloom Weavers


Ministry of Finance, Government of India is coordinating with concerned Ministries to converge all Insurance Schemes including Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana (MGBBY) to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) (in which insurance coverage is more) from the next financial year, and planning to cover more handloom weavers under the insurance coverage.

The above information was given by the Minister of State, Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta today, in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.

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