Yodha Sanrakshan Yojana

To provide life insurance cover for any unforeseen fatal incident

Defence Ministry launched a new scheme- Chhavni COVID: Yodha Sanrakshan Yojana, for the Cantonment employees. On August 25, 2020, Defence Minister- Mr. Rajnath Singh announced this scheme for the employees in Cantonment Boards thereby providing them a life insurance cover. This insurance cover is to cover any unfortunate fatal incident.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme name:Chhavni COVID: Yodha Sanrakshan Yojana,
Scheme Under:Central Government
Launched by:Defence Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh
Launch Date:August 25, 2020
Scheme Type:Life Insurance Scheme
Beneficiaries:Cantonment Employees across India
Benefit:Group Life Insurance Cover through LIC
Major Objective:To provide life insurance cover for any unforeseen fatal incident.

List of scheme lunched by Central Government

Scheme Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the scheme is to provide a life insurance cover to cantonment employees
  • More than 10,000 employees are covered under one group insurance scheme under this scheme
  • Benefit of 5 lakhs will be provided under this scheme in case of any fatal incidence
  • This scheme aims to cover all the permanent and contractual employees from cantonment areas
  • It aims to insure the lives of all the employees for security and well-being.

Key Points:

  • Yodha Sanrakshan Yojana is launched by Finance minister in a webinar held on August 25, 2020
  • It is a group insurance scheme for all the cantonment employees through Life Insurance Corporation of India
  • Under the scheme, more than 10,000 employees from all the 62 cantonment boards across the county will be covered
  • Benefit of Rs. 5 lakhs will be provided in case of any unforeseen fatal incident
  • All permanent, contractual employees including doctors, paramedics and sanitation staff are covered under the scheme
  • Improving the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the cantonment areas was also discussed in the webinar.
  • A press release has been published regarding the webinar and official scheme details @ pib.gov.in


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