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प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY)
माननीय प्रधानमंत्री ने राष्ट्र की स्वतंत्रता के 75 वर्ष पूर्ण हो जाने पर वर्ष 2022 तक सभी के लिए आवास की परिकल्पना की है। इस उद्येश्य की प्राप्ति के लिए केन्द्र सरकार ने एंक व्यापक मिशन "2022 तक सबके लिए आवास" शुरू किया है। 25 जून 2015 को प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने इस बहुप्रतीक्षित योजना को प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना के नाम से प्रारम्भ किया है।
Hon’ble Prime Minister envisioned housing for All by 2022 when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence. In order to achieve this objective, Central Government has launched a comprehensive mission “Housing for All by 2022”. This much awaited scheme has been launched by the Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi on 25th June, 2015 as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
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Welfare Schemes for Handloom Weavers : Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Welfare Schemes for Handloom Weavers

(a) the details of welfare schemes being implemented by the Government for handloom weavers at present in the country; and
(b) the details of funds allocated, released and utilized for welfare of handloom weavers during each of the last three years and the current year, State-wise and scheme-wise?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF TEXTILES
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 712                                ANSWERED ON: 21.07.2016

Welfare Schemes for Handloom Weavers

ANIRUDHAN SAMPATH
Will the Minister of TEXTILES be pleased to state:-
(a) the details of welfare schemes being implemented by the Government for handloom weavers at present in the country; and
(b) the details of funds allocated, released and utilized for welfare of handloom weavers during each of the last three years and the current year, State-wise and scheme-wise?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF TEXTILES
(SMT. SMRITI ZUBIN IRANI)

(a): Government of India has been implementing Handloom Weavers Comprehensive Welfare Scheme (HWCWS) for Handloom Weavers with the following two components:

(i) Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana (MGBBY):
The basic objective of Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana is to provide insurance cover to the handloom weavers in the case of natural death (Rs.60,000/-), accidental death (Rs.1,50,000/-), total disability (Rs.1,50,000/-) and partial disability (Rs.75,000/-).

In addition to above, a scholarship of Rs.300/- per quarter per child is available to students studying in IX to XII standard for a maximum period of four years or till they complete XII standard, whichever event occurs earlier. The benefit is restricted to two children of the member covered.

(ii) Health Insurance Scheme(HIS):
In 12th Five Year Plan, the Government approved implementation of Health Insurance Scheme (HIS) on Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) pattern of Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE). RSBY has been transferred to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoH&FW) w.e.f. 1st April 2015. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued detail instructions on 29th March,2016 for coverage of handloom weavers in RSBY for 2016-17 in the existing pattern of RSBY i.e. Indoor Patient (I.P.) benefits of Rs.30,000/-.

(b): State wise funds are not allocated/released under these Schemes. Funds allocated/released on whole country basis, funds released & utilized under both the components during the last three year and current year is given as under:-
(Rs. in crores)
Year HIS MGBBY
Fund released Fund Utilized Fund released Fund Utilized
2013-14 49.21 49.21 16.63 16.63
2014-15 25.87 25.87 16.39 16.39
2015-16 01.94 01.94 16.67 16.67
2016-17 6.63 06.63 - -

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Source : Loksabha
http://164.100.47.190/loksabhaquestions/annex/9/AU712.pdf

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