By Reach Ladakh Correspondent, Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Central Government and LIC of India devised scheme called as Aam Admi Bima Yojna (AABY) to provide life insurance protection to the rural and urban people living Below Poverty Line and marginally above poverty line.
Therefore the District Social Welfare Officer, Leh requested all eligible beneficiaries to enrol themselves with the concerned Anganwadi worker and supervisors. In case of any query, contact District Social Welfare Officer, Leh who is the Nodal Officer for the scheme at district level.
The scheme provides insurance benefits including Rs. 30000 payable to the nominee on natural death of the person normally be the head of the family between the age of 18 and 59 years, Rs. 75000 on death or total permanent disability due to the accident, Rs. 37500 on partial permanent disability to the families engaged in various vocational/occupational groups like Brick Kiln Workers, Carpenters, Cobblers, Fishermen, Hamals, Lady Tailors, Leather and Tannery Workers, Papad workers attached to SEWA, Physically Handicapped Self Employed persons, Primary Milk Producers, Safai Karamcharis, forest workers, Sericulture, Power loom workers, Hilly Area Women, Textile, Manufacture of wood, paper and leather products, Printing, Agriculturists, Transport Drivers Association, Transport Karamcharies, Rural and Urban poor, Construction Workers, Anganwari Teachers, Kotwal, Plantation workers, women associated with Self Help Groups, Rural Landless households, MNREGA workers and many more. Likewise, insurance benefit of Rs. 20000 on critical illness in case of Anganwadi workers and helpers will be provided.
Likewise, under scholarship benefits of Shiksha Sahyog Yojna (SSY) which is a social security scheme for the benefit of children of the parents covered under Aam Admi Yojna. Under this scheme a scholarship of Rs.600/- per half year is to be paid to students studying in standard IX to XII (including ITI Courses) for a maximum period of four years.