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Scheme
Concerned Department : Handlooms, Handicrafts, Textiles and Khadi Department
Concerned District : All Districts
Organisation Name : Handloom Weavers' Co-operative Society
Scheme Details
Title / Name : Mahathma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana Scheme (Insurance Scheme for Handloom Weavers)
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : State
Funding Pattern : a) Government of India contribution Rs.150/- b) Life Insurance Corporation of India Rs.100/- contribution c) State Governments contribution (on behalf of Rs. 80/- the weavers) Total Rs.330/-
Beneficiaries : Handloom Weavers
Benefits Types : Grants
Eligibility criteria
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How To Avail : Director of Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society
Validity of the Scheme
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Description : Scheme of Handlooms, Handicrafts and Textiles Department, In the event of death / disability of weaver before attaining the age of 60 years, insurance amount payable to the beneficiaries are as follows- i) For natural death - Rs.60,000/- along with Co-optex contribution of Rs.15,000/- ii) For accidental death - Rs.1, 50,000/- along with Co-optex contribution of Rs.15,000/- iii) Total disability due to - Rs.1, 50,000/- accident iv) Partial disability due to - Rs. 75,000/- accident Eligibility - a) The weaver should earn atleast 50percent of his income from handloom weaving. b)Weavers between the age group of 18 and 59 years are eligible to become member under the Scheme. c)Handloom weavers belonging to the Primary Handloom Weavers Co-operative Societies and Weavers outside co-operative are covered under the scheme.