Insurance Schemes for Labourers of Uttar Pradesh

To provide assistance and protect health of the labourers across the state

On the occasion International Labour Day on May 1, 2021, Uttar Pradesh government came up with 2 insurance schemes for the labourers across the state. Under first insurance scheme, Rs. 2 lakhs insurance cover will be provided to the labourers in the state for accidents leading to death/ disability. Under second insurance scheme, Rs. 5 lakhs insurance cover will be provided to the labourers for protecting their health and their overall wellbeing. All the labourers across the state will be covered under these schemes.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme:Insurance schemes for labourers
Scheme Under:Uttar Pradesh government
Announced By:CMO Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath
Announcement On:May 1, 2021
Main Beneficiaries:Labourers across the state
Benefit:Insurance cover of Rs. 2 lakhs against accidental death or disability and a Health Insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs
Objective:To provide assistance and protect health of the labourers across the state

List of scheme lunched by Uttar Pradesh government

Scheme Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of these schemes is to provide a security or cover in case of any unfortunate event of death or disability pf the labourer
  • The scheme will assist the family of the labourer in case of his death/ disability
  • It tends to provide financial assistance in cases of unprecedented events
  • Health insurance cover will protect the health of the labourer in these crucial times
  • All the labourers across the state will be covered under this scheme
  • It will turn out to be a boon for the labourers in these tough times amidst the pandemic

Key Points:

  • Uttar Pradesh government launched 2 insurance schemes for the labourers across the state thereby marking the occasion of International Labour Day
  • Under one insurance scheme an insurance cover will be provided against unfortunate events of death or disability
  • Financial assistance of Rs. 2 lakhs in case of accidents leading death/ disability of the labourer
  • Amount of assistance will be transferred to the bank account linked within one month of the claim
  • Under the other insurance scheme, a health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs will be provided to the labourers
  • Uttar Pradesh government is taking various measures for social and financial security of the labourers across the state
  • Uttar Pradesh Labour (Employment Exchange and Job) Commission is also set up for helping the labourers in getting employment
  • Bharan Poshan Bhatta, Kanya Vivah Sahayta, Atal Residential schools are some of the other measures being taken continuously for the labourers across the state
  • These schemes and efforts will provide protection, financial assistance as well as social security to the labourers thereby leading to their overall wellbeing even in these tough times amidst the pandemic

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