District Indistries Centre, Puducherry

Development of Handicrafts

 

INSURANCE SCHEME FOR ARTISANS

 

An important welfare measure for the for the craft persons. The artisans are covered under Jana Shree Bima Yojana of LIC or any other suitable policy. Payment of premium towards the policy will be borne under the scheme

 

 

Who can apply


Any handicrafts artisan who is a resident of the Union Territory of Puducherry

 

The artisan should not be less than 18 years and more than 60 years

 

The artisan should comply with the conditions stipulated under the policy

 

Pattern of Assistance

 

                                    Natural death                                               Rs.20,000/-

                                    Death due to Accident                                  Rs.50,000/-

                                    Permanent total disability due to accident      Rs.50,000/-

                                     (loss of two eyes or two limbs)                                          

                                    Permanent partial disability                           Rs.25,000/-

                                     (loss of one eye or one limb due to accident)

 

Premium

An amount of Rs.200/- will be paid towards premium of which 50% will be shared by the Social Security Fund and the balance paid under the scheme

 

   
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